If you give a teenager a cookie, he will gobble it up in one swallow, and then forget about the cookie before it hits his stomach. See, that’s how teenagers are. Quickly, they consume. Quickly, they forget.
However, if you gather teenagers, point them to a cause, and encourage them to make some cookies of their own, those teens may walk away with more than just extra sugar floating around their bodies.
Follow this easy recipe to encourage teens to think of others:
Today you'll find me over at the Teachers' Lounge talking about teenagers, cookies, and learning to give.
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