How to Bridge the New Generation Gap

Okay, moms… I hate to break it to you of the MTV generation, you are NOT cool anymore! Being a GenExer myself, I’m mostly okay with that… and the fact that the baton is being passed to the new new princes and princesses of cool!

Embarassingly enough, I am finding myself saying things like, “When I was a kid…” Ugh! Ya! And just this weekend, my 8 year old whined at me, “You just don’t understand what it’s like to be a kid!!!!”

Okay, so I’ve enlisted someone who does… Vanessa Van Petten, Youthologist at… parenting from the teens perspective. Tell us, Vanessa, what is the difference between Gen X and Gen Y/Z?! What is it  like to be a kid in the digital age?

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Practical Mommy is Ria Sharon, co-creator of My Mommy Manual and the online parenting course, Yogi Parenting. Click the links for Practical Mommy’s recommendations for travel car seats, affordable and fun diaper bags (skip hop bag), and the best-selling crib brand, Da Vinci Crib.