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Teacher Shares The Worst Parenting Habits Of Each Generation And The Truth May Be Hard To Swallow
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Teacher Shares The Worst Parenting Habits Of Each Generation And The Truth May Be Hard To Swallow

The fall school semester is upon us and as sad as students are for Summer to be over, their teachers may not be prepared either. To kick off the new class period a biology teacher for both middle and high school, shared some of their experiences not with their students but with their parents. More specifically, the teacher broke down their interactions with parents divided by generation – the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Yes, it’s not just the kids who are sometimes a pain. Each generation has their own parenting styles and none of them are a picnic to deal with. Scroll down to see which generation is the worst and warning, if you’re a parent, they may hit close to home.

A biology teacher decided to share the differences between the 3 different generations of parents

Breaking down the good, the bad and the ugly

Other teachers in the comments shared their experience and even some parents

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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What I remember is that in the '90s 'experts' encouraged participation medal parenting: positive reinforcement- no negative consequence, all praise child rearing. So most parents jumped into this bandwagon.After a decade, we are screwed as same experts say this approach produces self- entitled, mediocre kind of brats. However, there are studies too as well that shows decrease in teen pregnancy and abuse of drugs/ alcohol with the younger generation. I do not know who to believe anymore.

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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think that it's a mix of both. The whole don't discipline your kids studies actually started back in the 60s even though we stereotype it with the newer generations. Birth rates with newer generations are decreasing drastically in all age groups because we're spending 200% more on education than any generation before us and therefore we're in more debt and having a harder time getting jobs with our degrees.

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Caroline Murphy
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The worst generation? Probably when the Gen z kids start going to school. The parents and kids will be offended by everything

PixelWolf 011
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

As a gen z, I agree with you. This isn't going in the best direction.

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Dean
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

As a Gen Xer I don't care what you say about us. I'm just giddy someone mentioned us in an article :P

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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What I remember is that in the '90s 'experts' encouraged participation medal parenting: positive reinforcement- no negative consequence, all praise child rearing. So most parents jumped into this bandwagon.After a decade, we are screwed as same experts say this approach produces self- entitled, mediocre kind of brats. However, there are studies too as well that shows decrease in teen pregnancy and abuse of drugs/ alcohol with the younger generation. I do not know who to believe anymore.

Hayley Lightcap
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think that it's a mix of both. The whole don't discipline your kids studies actually started back in the 60s even though we stereotype it with the newer generations. Birth rates with newer generations are decreasing drastically in all age groups because we're spending 200% more on education than any generation before us and therefore we're in more debt and having a harder time getting jobs with our degrees.

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Caroline Murphy
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The worst generation? Probably when the Gen z kids start going to school. The parents and kids will be offended by everything

PixelWolf 011
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

As a gen z, I agree with you. This isn't going in the best direction.

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Dean
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

As a Gen Xer I don't care what you say about us. I'm just giddy someone mentioned us in an article :P

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