Category Archives: teen drivers

Parents Should Parent and Laws Should Protect

The NJ Supreme Court doesn’t think the bright red decals our young NJ drivers are required to stick to their front and back license plates make our kids easier marks for child predators and other creeps. That’s right. The NJ … Continue reading

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Mission Control: Reflections on 2011

Let’s start the New Year off gently; let’s be kind to ourselves, okay? Make a list of what you accomplished in 2011. Why? Because if you’re like me, you don’t focus enough on the things you accomplish; you only “see” … Continue reading

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Wayne, N.J. Motor Vehicle: A New Driver’s Introduction to Bureaucracy

My daughter Tory’s friend Eva passed her road test today and earned her provisional driver’s license in the great state of New Jersey. Yay for Eva! She earned an A in my book for her calmness and competency under pressure. … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sun: Jersey versus Vegas, Baby

My husband left for Vegas before dawn cracked this morning. He’s having fun in Sin City at a convention. And me? I got up early and headed outside for fun in the sun right here in Jersey. I pruned for … Continue reading

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N.J. Provisional Driver’s License: Tory Turned 17!

Yesterday, my daughter Tory turned 17. And she did what every red-blooded New Jersey teen does when they turn 17: She drove with her parent (me) to N.J. Motor Vehicle to take her road test; she was on a mission … Continue reading

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Tilt a World: Tory Will Be Driving Herself Around Very Soon

After years of being a critical component of my daughter Tory’s life, soon I will be pretty much superfluous. Maybe that’s a bit of an overstatement, but coming from me – the Mom who drives her daughter thousands and thousands … Continue reading

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