Millennials are changing the way children are being raised.
The millennial generation, born between 1980 and 2005, has a unique and evolving parenting style, explains psychologist Stephanie Bove.
Bove says millennials are the biggest generation and have become highly competent parents.
A lot more millennials are graduates and sometimes hold multiple degrees.— Stephanie Bove, psychologist
Most millennial parents have the following traits:
- They are well-educated
- They are very focused on health and dietary needs
- They are techno-savvy and use apps to supplement medical and parenting advice
- They are not averse to changing careers
- They are pros at multitasking
- They enjoy travel
- They are family orientated
- They are good at managing a child's screen time effectively
- They are focused on building their child's self-esteem
- More millennial dads are playing an active parenting role
The average millennial mom spends up to 18 hours of her time on her phone, every week.— Stephanie Bove, psychologist
You get far more involved millennial dads these days.— Stephanie Bove, psychologist
Take a listen to her expert advice:
Will kids not learn quicker from access to technology and it might scare older parents hence the fear of technology?— Damian Heinz (@DamianHeinz) October 30, 2017
My daughter is a Millennial and is such a present parent. She is huge on logic, using screen time effectively, playing w/him. She is much a better mom that I was to her.— The Power of Now! (@mamawami62) October 30, 2017
Millennial kids: The only punishment that has results in my house is blocking Wi-Fi. No point giving hidings 🤣 @Eusebius— BlackGalFire🔥 (@motlalekhumo) October 30, 2017
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : 10 things you should know about millennial parents