The couples feelings as they get near home are expressed as a struggle between hope and discouragement.
The novelty of fining students who play truant is shocking to most people in the USA.
Years ago students could be sent to prison if they skipped classes.
Kelt Coopers proposal resulted in a debate about fining truancy in a city of the state of Connecticut.
In the episode narrated, there were only three people in the car.
There are schools which award students iPads if they never miss a day during a school year.
Some lawyers have considered the possibility of sending parents to prison if they missed meetings with teachers.
For the author, parking in New York is an occasion of great suspense because it is always a terrible experience.
The article admits there are two ways of dealing with the problem of truancy.
The author mocks his wifes driving skills.
A student in Los Angeles may be fined $ 250 for each day he skips classes.
The author believes his wifes option to go home with the kids or stay in the car and help him find a spot is a difficult choice.
The writer believes that family life is somewhat similar to parking in New York.