You know you’re old when you hear yourself saying “When I was your age…”
It’s enough to send you directly to Forever 21 to buy some wildly inappropriate outfit. Maybe that’s just me.
With all the changes in the world today in regards to safety, technology, and social norms, it’s no wonder that toddler parenting has had to make shifts as well. As much as we all try to keep things simple, sometimes we have to fly with the times in order to make sure our kids don’t get left behind.
However, I think there’s a balance between the two. I want my kids to experience the benefits that technology has to today offer, but also expose them to some of the experiences we had as kids.
Here are some of the ways toddler parenting has shifted since we were kids.