Dream car?I have been to hell. And I'm probably going there again. And quite possibly a third time. But I will be damned if I go there a fourth time. And where, you might ask, is my personal hell? Oh, that would be car shopping with a nearly 16-year old boy.
I told you it was hell.
Look, it's a universal truth that nearly all 16-year old boys are filled with hormones and a dream. That dream has them driving a cool car into the school parking lot on their 16 th birthday. And they are so cool in their cool car that every single hot girl in the school flocks to their car and asks that oh-so-awesome boy to go to the movies. Or McDonald's, which in our small town in the local teen hangout.
Sadly, that is a dream that will not come true for my kid.
You see, Junior has to buy his own car. Yes, I know. We are the meanest parents on earth. I know this because for the past year, Junior has been telling me that. Anyway, since Junior has to buy his own car, he's been saving for it since he wasRead More »from Parenting Guru: Shopping for a Teen's First Car