Tuesday, September 11, 2012

A New Driver


Abbey passed her driver's test! 

20 comments :

  1. it's such an exciting time for them and while as a parent, it's scary, you're right...you just have to get over it...and pray, lots & lots of prayers~

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  2. Congratulations Abbey!!!!! And YAY for a new driver in the house :)

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  3. Wow! My 15 year old is counting the hours until she earns her permit, but frankly, I'm not ready at all! Although I definitely can see the advantages of having another driver around, especially with a newborn:-)

    Congratulations to Abbey!

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  4. she is so pretty! and looking so grown up. I love the picture of Abbey holding her little sister. Precious. ALL your children are just so sweet. You are blessed :)

    Having a license is such an exciting time. (I got my license the DAY of my b-day.) Congrats!

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  5. Yay, Abbey! Yes, it indeed IS a blessing to have an additional driver in the house.

    I rarely comment, but your blog is always a gift to me, and I just want you to know that I truly appreciate your blog time. I KNOW it's so hard with a newborn in the house, so again, Thank You.

    Hope you're having a wonderful day.

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  6. Are Andrew's feet bigger than Abbey's? Such a sweet picture of the two of them.

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  7. Congrats Abbey, and way to go Sarah on getting a helper that can drive! Can I speed up my oldest's age just so he can help schlep all the kids around?? As soon as I got my license I was driving an hour each way to go to highschool (mostly highway) - what were my parents thinking??

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  8. I am really happy that they have to be 18 here to pass their driver's test. But I must admit it's really nice to have another driver in the family. I am going to lose my second driver to college next month. I did a lot of praying. BUT I prefer my son driving himself instead of him getting in the car with somebody I do not know who has perhaps drunk too much.

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  9. My second just got her driver's license as well. So nice when there is no one else to take her - she can now take herself to her own activities! Love it!

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  10. Yes, you do need a backup driver!! My daughter is 15 (tomorrow) and is "in training". It is soooo hard because you have to pray that the other driver's do their job, too!

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  11. I did not even recognize her!!! I seriously thought you got "a driver" LOL! She's so grown up, wow!!

    emily@remodelingthislife

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  12. Perfect timing! College baby leaves. New baby born. Baby girl drives. God is in the details! Pretty Abbey!!

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  13. Thank you for sharing the driving part with me... Julia is 12 and I am already pretty nervous about her safety :)

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  14. Every one of your posts lately is a major milestone! I don't know how you keep up - or keep up with the blogging, for that matter! WOW!

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  15. Congrats Abbey! And congrats to you for getting another emergency driver :)

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  16. Congrats to Abbey! And to you, Sarah...I am looking forward to Madison getting her license. It will be nice to have an extra driver! But she currently has a C in her Drivers Ed class.... may be some time yet! : )

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  17. Oh, 'new' driver days and rules! We made a rule that the 'new' driver had to have a parent beside them in the front seat for the first month when driving at night. It was a great rule, and saved me many hours of worry.
    Next comes the third car...but maybe you already have that.

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  18. Wonderful! I hate it when we are between drivers, once you've had a teen driver you wonder how you ever got along without them! Congrats to Abbey and hurrah for you! Ps that little Janey is a doll!

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  19. Oh my goodness....are her shoelaces tied in those curly little knot tie thingies that we all did back in high school with our Eastlands??? I can't believe that has come back in style! Well, I CAN believe it. Such a blast from the past! Love it.

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