Teen Driver

How To Support Your New Teen Driver

“You’re going to hit the car in front of us!” I shouted at my 16-year-old son as I tried to slam on the imaginary brake from the passenger side of the car.

It’s hard not to have these scary statistics in your head when you have a teenage driver behind the wheel.

“Parents need to meditate first and then cover their mouth with their hand while in the car with their teen,” says Dr. Laura Markham, clinical psychologist and author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids.

Remember how it feels to be a new driver

You may not remember much about the experience, but try to recall how it felt and what you found helpful (or not).

How To Support Your New Teen Driver

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