Are you a Stealth Fighter parent?I found this on a blog called GenerationXpert:
Gen Xers are being noticed for their parenting.
They are being called Stealth Fighter Parents because they are “even more protective, digitally keyed-in for constant surveillance, sharp eyes on the target, and ready to strike at a moment’s notice to defend their children’s interests,” according to Neil Howe and William Strauss, authors of Millennials Go to College. Although my kids are really young, this makes a lot of sense to me.
As Gen Xers we do tend to question a lot of things - and we are skeptical. I think that our kids benefit from that. I know that I am not afraid to stand up to anyone on behalf of my kids.It's often said that Generation X can not effect change because of there not enough of us. However, since we are parenting the largest generation in American history, I believe we have unimaginable impact. The hand that rocks the cradle...
So what do you think? Are you a stealth fighter or a helicopter?
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