Raising Generation Me

The Domestic Battles of Entitlement

Texas mom Kay Wills Wyma had an epiphany one day while driving her 14-year-old son to school. Pointing out two luxury cars nearby, he asked her which one she thought he'd look better in. Taken aback, she thought to herself, "Who's raising this kid?"

She realized that her children had no real responsibilities, no appreciation for hard work, and an outsized sense of entitlement. And it was her doing. Her children expected their beds to be made for them, they expected their dirty laundry to be washed, they expected dinner on the table every night, they expected the house to be clean—and they didn't know how to do any of those things themselves.

 

is the author of the newly-released book, Don’t Let the Culture Raise Your Kids, published by Our Sunday Visitor.  She has been covering family issues for twenty-five years, as a producer for CBS News, a contributor to National Catholic Register, and a Senior Editor for Salvo magazine.  She has written for FoxNews.com, First Things, WORLD magazine, and Touchstone.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #36, Spring 2016 Copyright © 2021 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo36/raising-generation-me

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