Generation X is a BlogZine for men and women in their 30s, 40s and 50s.
Stories and posts cover a broad range of topics including generations, family, motherhood, pop culture, demography, career, politics, the economy, faith, social issues, Generation Z, latchkey kids, midlife crises and above all the trials and triumphs of the the 13th generation of Americans. They commonly refer to us as Generation X. We're sandwiched between Baby Boomers and and Gen Y and we're doing our best to raise Generation Z. ♥
I'm an American mother, Oklahoma writer and accredited public relations practitioner ♥ I like kids, poets, bloggers, lovers, trains, farms, cities, colors, history, home, church, generations and prayer. I love to take pictures. I am totally smitten with my three beautiful children, Juliette, Sullivan and Bridgette, whom I'm raising alongside my husband Robert.
What Generation Am I? People are sensitive about being categorized into one generation over another. This is often because of prevailing negative stereotypes. But, your generation - whichever one it is - simply stems from shared experiences with people born around the same time as you. What were the defining world events in your life? World War II? Vietnam? The Cold War? 9/11? What were your cultural touchstones? Poodle skirts and sock hops? Woodstock and Civil Rights? Latchkey kids and divorce? Big hair and parachute pants? Harry Potter? Depending on things like where … Continue Reading