This morning I discovered a new project on Platial that I really love: Teen Confessions Through the Ages. The idea is wonderful. Teenagers and Adults have a tough time talking face to face, but they have a lot of things to talk about. This map blog lets teens and grown ups tell stories about themselves for mutual benefit without the awkwardness of having to be face to face.
From the blog:
"Kids and adults are nosy about each other — especially when it comes to the teenage years.
Teenagers can’t always count on the adults in their lives giving candid answers when they ask, “So, when you were my age, what was it like for you?”
Adults often get blank stares when they ask kids, point blank, “What’s up,” or disinterest when they try to serve up stories about when they were teenagers.
Here at this blog, kids can post their teenage experiences and adults can recall theirs for a funny, poignant or informative read and without the pressure or awkwardness that often comes with in-person, one-on-one exchanges of this sort."