5 Things About My Millennial Kids I Finally Stopped Judging

As a mother of two twenty-something daughters (27 and 25), my opinions and thoughts on “millennial life” are constantly being challenged.

We all want our children to be safe, healthy, and happy—and as parents, we often think we know best. What I’ve realized is that we don’t.

Like most parents, sometimes I find myself judging and doubting certain aspects of my kids’ lives. Yet once I was willing to notice my judgments, I realized many of the things I believed about them weren’t facts—but conjectures based on fear.

With that, here are five things about my twenty-something kids that I’ve learned to examine, open my mind to, and change my thoughts about.