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Can you trust a 16 year old?

On March 14, students across the nation are planning a walkout to honor the victims of the Parkland, Florida shooting.  The recent surge of student voice has gotten me thinking about how much responsibility and trust we give, or don’t give, to teenagers.  722 more words

Teaching Responsibility

Freshmen Behind the Wheel


Behind the wheel, everything feels different. You try to appear calm and collected, but on the inside you are freaking out. 426 more words


Becoming a New Driver

Although driving is exciting and a ticket to freedom, it can be extremely stressful. As a new driver, it is important to be 100% focused and use good judgment. 215 more words

Emily Egan

The Inferno: Another Holiday Adventure

Midway upon the journey of our life, I found myself at the DMV…

December 28th. 7:50 AM. Frigid temps. My son needs to take the test to get his learner’s permit. 479 more words


I'm 29 Years Old and I Don't Know How to Drive.

You read that right. I don’t drive, I’ve never had a learner’s permit or a driver’s license.
The reasons for this include:
1. I’m scared to death of operating a motor vehicle and exceeding speeds of 35 miles per hour. 166 more words

Buckle Up, Buttercup

Every time we are in the car, Mel says, “Mom, can I drive.” And I always say, “nope, not til you get your permit.” Because I’m super responsible, right? 506 more words

Naked Tea Sipping

And It Starts or: Grab That Oh Shoot Handle


I’m going to keep this short (surprise) because I’m still trying to catch my breath and steel my nerves. The day came that I sat in the passenger’s seat in my Soul I call “Nigel” and look to my left and see my baby boy, my little, itty boy in the driver’s seat and we were not in the driveway. 199 more words

Life As We Know It