How to Keep Your Teen Safe Behind the Wheel


The 100 Deadliest Days (Memorial Day to Labor Day) for teens has started, and we wanted to share some tips to help parents keep their teenagers safe behind the wheel. We had the chance to talk with Bill Wade, National Program Manager for Tire Rack Street Survival (a national non-profit teen driving program) and heres what we learned: Why is there an increased risk for teen drivers during the summer?

Together We Can Stop Teen Dating Abuse


Nearly six years ago, Yeardley Love’s family received an unforgettable phone call. The 22-year-old college student and lacrosse player had been murdered by her ex-boyfriend and fellow lacrosse player, George Huguely, three weeks before their graduation from the University of Virginia. Two families were destroyed. Before Yeardley’s murder, the solution seemed simple: Yeardley had to […]

5 Teenage Rules – Who Knew?


We recently went on a family ski trip that involved very little skiing. Mother Nature has not been well behaved, so we had no snow and conditions were not even cold enough for the snow-making machines to do their thing. So, we spent our ski trip doing a lot of alternative activities – bowling, walking, […]

Silent Assassin: Teen Stress


Its a dog-eat-dog world out there. Colleges are getting more selective every year, and you have to get those scholarships to avoid excessive student loans. Good jobs are getting harder to find, too, unless you constantly perform at the top. Getting that high GPA while managing extracurricular activities- all while keeping a great attitude and avoiding distractions- seems to be the only path to college and career.