• growing pains,  Growth,  parenting,  Teens

    Giving Up the Driver’s Seat

    In 2010 we traded in our Honda Accord for a new, roomier SUV. The Honda Pilot was an easy sell. It’s still our family car today, and in it, we have accumulated far more memories than miles. It has faithfully journeyed with us on road trips, vacations, a cross-country move, and more back-and-forth trips to school, church, and practices than we can count. We’re currently entering a new milestone with this car. One that is, for me, probably the most sentimental and gut wrenching to date. That little blonde is mere months away from 16, and now SHE’S the one behind the driver’s seat. It’s left me wondering how in…