Kids Are Not Allowed on Cellphones in My Car

I am the mean mom. The one that elicits groans from my children's’ friends when I politely, but firmly tell them there are no cellphones allowed in my car.

When my oldest turned 10, all of his friends started to get phones and they wanted to flip through the latest memes or text their friends or play music (when the car radio was already on) or play games while not speaking to each…