You may think wearing a slogan emblazoned across the backside of your sweat pants makes you one of the cool parents, but to your tween it's a fashion fail.
The moral of the story? Don't try too hard to be hip. Or sport a wardrobe spawned in the '80s. Or buy the same brands as your tween. Or wear tattered jeans that weren't distressed on purpose (how embarrassing that you actually owned them long enough to become threadbare!)
Noticing a theme here? Whatever you wear, you're embarrassing. That's because tween feels like the whole world is watching. And they are being judged by your wardrobe.
Of course, you could offer a solution, like going to the mall with your tween to pick out some acceptable clothes. Just know that next week, when the trend changes, you'll need to do it all over again.