Teens driving siblings: What every parent should know.

  If you have multiple kids and one of them has a driver’s license, there’s a good chance they’ll be interested in riding to school together.   This situation involves some complex issues, but if done right, having an older sibling drive younger siblings to…

Preparing your teen for a summer of safe driving.

  With school out for the summer, many teen drivers have more independence than ever before.   While having a teen driver in the family can be helpful with running errands, taking younger siblings to and from activities, and freeing up a parent’s schedule, the…

How to help your kids deal with an auto accident.

  Ever been involved in a fender-bender or car accident?   Accidents are never fun to deal with and can cause physical and emotional trauma to all involved. Driving safety is something every new driver must learn when taking driver’s ed.   Teens can have…

The right path: Youth volunteering and community involvement.

  When creating a resume for future jobs or preparing for a college application, young people are often encouraged to get involved in extracurricular activities and consider youth volunteering and community involvement.   While volunteering is a great way to “stand out” from others, it is also…

Is your teen ready to drive solo?

  When you think back to your days of driving as a teenager, it’s a wonder your parents ever handed over the keys.   A typical Saturday night may have gone like this: During sweltering heat of a summer night, maybe you would pack up…

Find your strength as a newly single parent.

  The moment you become a single parent, you face colossal problems. No matter what caused you to become single, the odds you face are significant and painful.   You are a parent.  You are alone.   Now is the time to find your strength…