Today’s generation of kids is called the hyper-parented generation. Like never before, parents today attempt to do everything they can to protect their children. In today’s world safety is a god.
I recently read a parody of the book Goodnight Moon in The New Yorker. It is very funny! You can read it here. The last lines in the poem state:
Goodnight wipes warmer and yoga mat, HEPA filter and sun hat,
Sunscreen, sunglasses, sleep sack, outlet cap, sleep coach, G &T , star charts, consumer reports,
Vitamin D, anything with Omega-3, French au pair, filtered air and—
Goodnight alpha parents everywhere.
Satire? Maybe, but reality is not too far off. Continue reading “are your kids too clean?”