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The Chris Memoli Story

The Chris Memoli Story

I had to go to a pre-prom meeting yesterday for my daughter. I was expecting to see, for the fifth or sixth time, the video of the teenagers who drove drunk and got in a horrific car accidents. They didn’t show a video. Instead they told the story of  this 17 year old boy. He got in a car with a girl who he’d been drinking and smoking with all night.  The boy wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. The car flipped…

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Yesterday was a good day-a mom’s worst nightmare

Yesterday was a good day-a mom’s worst nightmare

At 5:58pm, my daughter calls me from her car. She tells me she’s annoyed with her boyfriend. This is an ongoing conversation over the last 2+ years of their relationship. She said she wanted to drive for a bit before she had to be at work at 7. The conversation lasted all of 3 minutes. At 6:03 I received another phone call from her hysterically crying, she was in a car accident. It was the call I’ve been terrified of…

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My teen is now legal to drive

My teen is now legal to drive

The day has come My teen is now legal to drive. Since my divorce I’ve basically been a single mom. My ex-husband lives in a state 9 hours away. Having multiple sclerosis and raising a child has been difficult to say the least. I’m sure any mom with or without MS can agree, the carpooling to outside activities, friends house, parties, and every other place you cart your child to and from is exhausting. Your a mom-o-cab without any pay…

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