Teenagers are addicted to texting. They are expected to respond to text messages instantaneously and have no problem putting a stop to whatever it is they are doing in order to reply. This becomes a huge problem when what they are doing is operating a motorized vehicle. Many parents worry about distracted driving, and rightfully so. This is an issue that all drivers face, and … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Teen to Stop Texting While Driving
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Autism and The Driving Age My son is almost sixteen. In California, a teenager who turns fifteen and a half can, technically, get a learners permit to drive a car. What about my son? He doesn’t have his learners permit. Not yet. What’s the plan? My husband and I discussed our plan for when our son could attempt to obtain a learners permit and eventually learn … [Read more...] about Autism and The Driving Age
Moms, it's that time of year again! The week that kids look forward to all winter long, and the week that parents don't... Spring break has been underway around the country for a few weeks now, and whether you have one kid on break or multiple home at different times, it's easy to run out of ways to entertain them. Luckily, it's just as easy to jump back into the spring break … [Read more...] about Spring Break Driving You Nuts? Do This!
The holidays are coming and with that comes lots of parties, drinks and unfortunately driving. It's important for you and your loved ones to know that driving even after one drink, is extremely dangerous. A "buzzed" driver is a person who has blood alcohol level between .01 and .07. According to a study from the University of California, San Diego published in 'Injury … [Read more...] about Any Amount of Alcohol Can Impair Driving
The east coast has been hit with yet another snow storm, which equals parents everywhere slowly losing their minds while trying to entertain cooped up kids. Don't worry, we've got you covered with a few great ideas for snow day activities. Check them out below: 1. Make your own paper snowflakes. Here's a tutorial for ones that are so pretty, you'll want to leave them … [Read more...] about 16 Snow Day Activities To Keep Your Kids From Driving You Crazy