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Blog Category: Raising teens

The Day I Stopped Looking Forward to My Teenager Getting a Driver’s License Oct 20, 2016.

Up until now, I was looking forward to my son learning to drive. I figured he could rely on himself a little more and could drive himself to friend’s houses, activities and even to the store. He cou... Read More

Why Teens do What They Do Dec 15, 2015.

Common Sense vs. the Teenage Brain   Some wealthy stranger in in Nigeria wants to send you $20MM. All he needs is your bank acct info. Who would fall that? Maybe your mother or grandmother ... Read More

8 Tips for Cheaper Teenage Auto Insurance Nov 30, 2015.

Adding a teen to your policy will increase it on average by 79% - and that's before speeding tickets!  So pour a drink, and have a seat…it’s about to get ugly.   There’s a reason for thi... Read More

Parents Survival Guide to Teenage Driving Nov 09, 2015.

Trusting your teen with your vehicle can be quite an act of faith.  Maybe he, or more likely she, is a cautious driver, always obeys the speed limit, always uses her blinker and eases to a full stop ... Read More

To bribe or not bribe? Oct 13, 2015.

That is the question. I remember years ago the scene that occurred at the family dinner table when my mother told my father that my older brother equated money with love. The old man laughed… We sho... Read More