Top 10 Things Kids Today Need More of According to Boomers

What did your generation have that kids need more of today? I’ll go  first, playing outside! Man. My favorite thing was grabbing my bike and  riding with my best friend and sister all over town.

I never see that happening anywhere. After someone asked an online  community what kids need more of today, these were the best responses.


With all the social media platforms,  Facebook, Instagram, etc., it’s hard not to see updates on everyone’s  kids. But some argue that you are invading the children’s privacy.

Less Influence from People They Don’t Know

They start buying the same clothes and  phones and want to get the same job and hobbies even though they aren’t  interested in any of those things.

Playing Outdoors

Great minds think alike! We reminisce about the days we played outside. A group of kids in the neighborhood, age didn’t matter.


Now when a child does something embarrassing, they fear it being broadcast on the internet for all to see.


Kids these days have no tolerance for  boredom. Trying to tell a child to let their mind wander and allow  thoughts to flow will make them bored.


With schools now thinking it’s unfair to  hold a child back even if they don’t get a passing grade, it’s no  wonder we feel the lack of accountability.

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