Out of all the milestone birthdays– the 16th birthday has been very challenging . The handing of new responsibility was very hard. You know– 16 gives you a learner’s permit. Which can be very hard on teens and parents. Especially when there is one car! So, sometimes there are added expectations. Like a requirement to work.
The other big responsibility that is handed to you when you turn 16, is a job! A job– for Laura– hasn’t been the easiest prospect. The real drive just wasn’t there. Until recently! She began applying without any prompting. She made her way to the interview she had (because I had to work). She then follow-up and sent me a text message to let me know–