You wish you would have listened to the advice your friends and family gave you.
When your oldest daughter was the victim of a car accident during the last week of her first year in college, you were grateful that she appeared to be uninjured. You were disappointed that the can had been totaled, but you were grateful for her apparent health. Although the police officer on the scene encouraged her to get in the ambulance and go to the hospital to make sure that she was alright, your daughter insisted that she was fine. This is also what she told you when she made the phone call home from the scene of the accident that was caused by a careless driver who ran a red light.
You trusted her judgement and even when you had a close friend explain that he still thought your daughter should go in for a ro Continue reading