I think this is a wonderful timely reminder to folks who are Grandparents or in that zone. Think back to yours and the things they said. The generations don’t need to be out of touch.
Dear Older Generation,
When you were a kid, what did your grandparents talk about? Was it the good old time that they had when they were kids? Or did they hang out with you and try to help your generation? I’m not talking about homework or sewing or cooking.
I’m talking about the serious stuff.
I would really be surprised if you said the latter. Maybe you were lucky to get someone like that or maybe your generation had a better older generation, I don’t know. But most kids today don’t have that luxury.
It seems like the phrase we hear the most is ‘When I was a kid…’ and then yada yada yada. It comes up everywhere. ‘When I was a kid, we had to walk to school. You guys now are so lazy (spoiled, have it easy; take your pick).’ Or ‘When I was a kid, we didn’t
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