We got one of those calls that you hope you never get on thursday night. My 16 year old daughter was in an accident and totaled her car. She was extremely lucky to walk away from a car that looked like it got hit with a wrecking ball.
Until that night me and my daughter had constantly been growing apart. Seeing the expression of complete fear in her eyes that night and her jumping up to hug me when I first arrived helped me to realize that I have to do everything in my power to see that she and I stay close as possible to each other. Teenagers may be tough to deal with but no matter how hard it becomes, we all need to find a way to keep connected with them.