On August 27, 2013, a New Jersey appeals court held that people have a duty not to send text messages to someone who they know is driving and likely to read the text. This means, in theory, that if you are texting a person who you know is driving, and you also know or should know that the recipient is reading or responding to your texts, you can potentially be held civilly liable if they cause a crash as a result. The Court likened the situation to being a passenger in a car and deliberately distracting the driver. …Read more
Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll… no I am not referencing the 60’s – I am talking about your children. The necessary but awkward conversation all parents want to have with their children – Sex, Drugs, Drinking and Driving, Responsible Decisions and Bullying.
The struggle is how and when to have the ‘talk.’ Many parents dread the day they have to have any of the above talks with their children. Worse case is when a parent assumes their child is smart and knows not to do things that are illegal or wrong and never have the talk.
There are many organizations that help parents have the ‘talk’ offering suggestions, tips, examples and ways to approach a topic. …Read more