How Driving Lessons Sum Up Parenthood | Claire McCarthy, M.D.

MOM DAUGHTER DRIVING

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I did something really death-defying with my daughter this summer.

I taught her to drive.

Truly, teaching a teen to drive is scarier than just about anything else we do as a parent. It's scarier than giving birth, as there are usually skilled people around during labor who can take over if things go awry. It's way scarier than first days of school or first dates, scarier than most illnesses and injuries -- some of those are sca