My top 5 list of things NOT to say to parents of your junior high students:
5) Uh....about your mini van we borrowed.
4) I know you're concerned about her, but she's only copying the behavior she sees at home. If you could just be a better example...
3) Trust me.
2) Look, if we left your son at camp I'm sure there was a good reason.
1) You don't know what a blue flame is? Here let me show you.
Okay, add one or two of your own.