Driving...with Children Blog

Drowsy Driving Doesn’€™t Just Affect Teens

When is the last time you weren’t at least a little tired? Yeah, I don’t remember either. It seems that between sports games, practices, rehearsals, recitals and doctor’s appointments, there’s no time in the day for. . .

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Educational Opportunities Come Every Day

By Scarlet Paolicchi, Family Focus Blog As a mother, I am constantly looking for opportunities to help my kids learn.  Helping them with their homework, reading them books, and other structured learning is great, but I am always amazed. . .

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On the Road Again

The countdown has begun. In less than two weeks, the Thanksgiving holiday will be upon us. It’s time for turkey, ham, casseroles, potatoes, pies, plus football and laughing with families. It sounds so nice, doesn’t it? If it. . .

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Put the Phone Down

As the grandparent and caregiver of 3 teens, safe driving is a hot topic of conversation in my household. There are so many things we have to worry about when it comes to teens and driving, but keeping them off the. . .

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Driven to Distraction: Mom, Put Down Your Phone!

As a busy mom and blogger I will plead guilty to being entirely “too” distracted by my pretty, shiny smart phone and all its apps and connectivity no matter where I go, including in my car. My girls are 7 and 10. . .

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Monkey See, Monkey Do

The car starts. I move the gearshift into reverse and before I can move an inch, I hear it: “Mommmmmmeeeeee, you forgot to put your seat belt ooooooohhhnnnn!” Never mind the fact that I was about to grab the seat. . .

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