Things that were considered a treat when you were a child than children today take for granted
Lemon pie! When my mother made lemon pie it was a very special treat to me. But now days you can just buy your pie at the store and have it any day of the week. There's nothing special about that! Moms don't cook as much as they used to. Myself included. Being so busy with jobs, carpooling, and other outside activities makes it easier to buy pie than bake pie. So we have lost those yummy smells coming from the kitchen. Our kids don't get as many "Sunday Dinners", or as many chances to lick the spoon, after the chocolate frosting has been spread on the cupcakes. Wow! Maybe I'll go bake a pie!
Pizza. Lived in a small town and the nearest pizza shop was the next town over. And Jiffy Pop (do they still sell it?)...so much fun to see the pan puff out as the corn popped on the stove!
What, in past, was the Kings Prerogative ... is the Right of the Commoner ... today.
by backporchstories 5 years ago
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by Kiki J 6 years ago
Would an anecdotal history of a grandparent be relevant to our children today?Not a nostalgia trip, but social details: how a grandmother lived as a young girl - manners, entertainment, home life, friendships, education and aspirations, holidays. Telling a story which shows life parallels with...
by Mr Random 11 months ago
Do children today still watch cartoons/anime?
by Jaggedfrost 9 months ago
Does it ever bother you when you treat your children better then you were ever treated?I don't begrudge how I treat my boys but as I care for them I sometimes find myself envying them. Is that strange, why or why not?
by Marissa 7 years ago
In what ways do you/will you treat your children differently than you were treated as a child?
by Joel 6 years ago
Is it better to treat children as equals or not?
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