Country music superstar Luke Bryan is embarking on a familiar journey faced by many parents: teaching his teenage son how to drive. With his son Bo now 15 years old, Luke Bryan is navigating the challenges of the “learning permit nightmare.” In a recent interview on Audacity’s “Kate & Company” podcast, the singer shared his experiences and the ups and downs of teaching his son the rules of the road.
Luke Bryan Takes on the Learning Permit Nightmare
Luke Bryan humorously described the process of his son obtaining his learner’s permit as a “nightmare.” He acknowledged that Bo’s driving skills are still a work in progress and that they are putting in considerable effort to help him improve. Despite Bo’s confidence stemming from his experience operating a 4-wheeler or Polaris, Luke Bryan assured listeners that his son still has a long way to go in becoming a proficient driver.
Caroline, Luke Bryan’s wife, shared the news of Bo passing his driver’s permit test in an Instagram video. The video depicted Bo sitting in the driver’s seat, his mother beside him, and his younger brother, Tate, excitedly cheering from the back seat. Caroline expressed her mix of fear and excitement, jokingly warning others to consider taking the bus for a while. Luke Bryan added a lighthearted remark, highlighting the unpredictability of his wife’s reactions when Bo is behind the wheel.
The Joys of Parenting Teenagers
According to New York Post, Luke Bryan has previously expressed his enjoyment of having older sons, noting that as they grow older, it becomes easier to include them in various activities. He described the transformation of his children into “functional little microcosms” of himself and emphasized the unique bond he shares with them. While he still plays the role of a parent, guiding them through life’s challenges, he also cherishes the friendship that develops as they become young adults.
Luke Bryan and his wife, Caroline, have two biological sons, Bo and Tate. In addition to their biological children, they have also opened their hearts and home to their nephew and nieces, Til, Jordan, and Kris, after Luke’s sister passed away in 2007. This extended family arrangement showcases the couple’s dedication to providing a loving and supportive environment for their children, both biological and adopted.