Parenting foundations are being turned upside down.
What does this mean and how can we navigate this?
Parenting Foundation #1
Many of life’s foundations today, particularly in raising kids, are crumbling. Just one manifestation of this foundational crumbling can be seen watching a lot of millennial-aged parents (largely raised on screens and keyboards themselves) being pulled around by their nose rings cowering to their child’s every demand.
And why wouldn’t they? Their boomer and Gen X parents groomed them for their own entitlement and narcissism. Now, these fragile parents are creating even more fragile, entitled, and narcissistic kids. Truly what one generation does in moderation, the next will do in excess. But the older and wiser and supposed to train the younger and simpler. Not the other way around. This is the first parenting foundation.
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