By John Grubbs
Why is this young generation so different? Are there factors in place that separate today’s youth from those in the past? The research reveals two subsets that make this generation different. In fact, this generation is a product of changing family dynamics as well as today’s economic reality. This generation is more a reflection of contemporary society and reflects the values we as parents utilize for decision making. Good or
bad, parents must own the reality of the generation we have created.
The first subset that makes the millennial generation different is comprised of young people raised by a single mother who is often working two jobs to make difficult ends meet. While she may love her children more than life itself, if she has no other family, her children are gaining most of their influence from...