Generation Z

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Generation Z was born between 1996-Present.

The Teens Were Nestled All Snugg in their iPads

I received an invitation from Snugg to choose a leather iPad case to review on my blog. I hate doing product reviews, but they had me…Read More »

Hip-Hop Artist Noah Vinson and My Generation's Theme Song

Hip-Hop recording artist Noah Vinson just released a song called My Generation’s Theme Song, a commentary on young Black men in America. As a 40-something white…Read More »

Selfie-Determination and Underground Social Networking

Brian Solis, a sociologist, futurist and digital analyst, has written an article about how teens use social media and why it matters. It’s a good article…Read More »

Bad Grades: 1969 vs. Today

I swiped this from Google+ today: The Evolution of Education. How do you think we got here? Here are a few more posts that relate to…Read More »

Generation Stereotypes in Stock Photography and Autocompletes

My friend Lillie-Beth is the assistant features editor for The Oklahoman. She also covers the apps beat with Get App-y, which features “apps that make life…Read More »

Generation Z and Unfettered Access to the Internet

The biggest crisis facing parents today is their Gen Y and Generation Z kids’ unfettered access to the Internet. This infographic touches upon it lightly, but…Read More »

Generation Nostalgia, Lost Generation

Blue Plate Special I fear the day technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots. — Albert Einstein Tomorrow it…Read More »

Is the Internet Making Generations Y and Z Stupid?

by Jennifer James McCollum [Infographic Monday] As if raising smart, fit and disciplined children isn’t hard enough, current generations of parents must now deal with the…Read More »

Generation Z Video: Like An Eraser To A Chalk Board, Innocense Erased

[Turtle Tuesday] It’s been way too long since I did a Turtle Tuesday post. These posts cover thoughts, ideas and trends related to my kids’ generation,…Read More »

Infographic: The ABCs of Generation Z (Help fill in the blanks)

Generation Z (1995 to 2009) is the first completely global generation. Visit The ABC of Gen Z: The Digital, Visual and Global Generation to understand how…Read More »

Too Much Screen Time Makes for Generation Z for Zombies, Zoned Out and Zapped

Zombie Generation is a claymation video by Josh Strnad. He calls himself a stenographer for the voices inside his head. Check it out. Kinda scary, huh?…Read More »

Kaboom Went Kaput. Will Cap'n Crunch Go Down With His Ship?

[Saturday Cartoons] What would Saturday mornings have been without four hours of cartoons and as many bowls of sugary cereal? I loved Kaboom! It may have…Read More »

Yawning Generations and Commencement Speeches; High-Maintenance Gen Z and Major War Before the End of 2012

Three generations of Little People [Blue Plate Special] It’s been a couple weeks since I posted the last roundup of Generation X headlines, and I have…Read More »

How Kids Change Over the Course of a Generation 1982 to 2012 [Infographic]

Here’s a great infographic on how kids change through the generations, specifically 1982, when Generation X was a teenager to today, 2012, when the younger members…Read More »

Will Your Kids Fall Out of Middle Class?

Lately, you might have noticed that I’ve started ordering blog content along days of the week. I don’t want it to become too cute or too annoying…Read More »

Princess Recovery: How To Raise a Heroine

Of all the parenting books I’ve read, and that number is in the dozens, Princess Recovery: A How To Guide to Raising Strong Empowered Girls Who Can…Read More »

Princess Recovery: How To Give Your Daughter Confidence, Strength

I received a review copy of the book, Princess Recovery: A How-To Guide to Raising Strong, Empowered Girls Who Can Create Their Own Happily Ever Afters…Read More »

Working Moms: Study Shows Multitasking Bad for Health

Today, I will hunt down white sweatpants for Bridgette, my four-year-old, so she can be a sheep in the school Christmas play. I’ll pick up hot…Read More »

Protesters to Tulsa Police: Your Children Are Watching

My precious children: Generations Y and Z.Become yourselves, because the past is just a goodbye. One of the most memorable things I’ve heard from the Occupy Wall Street movement…Read More »

Generation X: Our Great War

“Man, I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who’ve ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see squandering. God damn it,…Read More »

That's Not Cool

I came across a PSA this morning for the That’s Not Cool campaign to prevent teen dating abuse and I wanted to pass along the following information.…Read More »

What is the hole in your tree?

© lillisphotography via iStockphoto.com [KOSU Commentary]Revised November 13, 2012 I have a question for you. When you draw tree does it have a knot hole? I’ll…Read More »

Changing of the Grad: 26 is the new 18

The years for Generation Y or the Millennial Generation are 1982-2003; however, that’s by broadest definition, and I tend to think Generation Y ends at 1996…Read More »

Super 8: The Goonies of Generation Z

In the summer of 1979, a group of friends from a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a Super 8 movie and…Read More »

Of ballparks and basketball: Generation Z in OKC

Sully sporting logowear from the Los Angeles Lakers. They were our favorite team until the Thunder came to town. Remember when thirty seemed so old…From Alan…Read More »

Give a hoot! Don't pollute! Woodsy Owl befriends new generation

PBTeen.com While shopping online tonight for some bedding for my 13-year-old, I discovered this owl pillow with the popular slogan borrowed from the 1970s environmental icon,…Read More »

Why is Generation Z so depressed?

 Two of my three Gen Zers. I love to hear them laugh! The span of a generation from beginning to end seems always open to…Read More »

Generation Profiling: Stay Out of the Boxes

Business Fitness, a blog written by Dawn Lennon, a career strategist, currently features an article with an interesting take on the issue of multiple generations in the…Read More »

Will our shame be their nostalgia?

Generation Z enjoying a snowfall in Northern Ireland, November 2010 Screenshot Courtesy The Irish Times / Original photo by Gary O’Neil  The best news articles I’ve read this…Read More »

Is overparenting creating a generation of nincompoops?

Beth J. Harpaz, a writer for the Associated Press, has penned an article, Are We Raising a Generation of Nincompoops, which has appeared in a slew…Read More »

Moms Against Twilight? Does Twilight depict Gen Z girls as selfish, disrespectful, idiotic and sex-driven?

Photo from Colodio via Flickr with Creative Commons This is a follow up to yesterday’s post about Twilight wrecking Generation X marriages. I posted a link…Read More »

The Boomer-Gen Y love affair and a tough prayer for Gen X to pray

The road is darkAnd it’s a thin thin line But I want you to know I’ll walk it for you any time …I’m tougher than the…Read More »

CI: Double Vision

by ChrisContributing WriterBlog: Junkdrawer67 My daughter was recently diagnosed with Convergence Insufficiency. She’d been complaining of double-vision and difficulties reading. At first, we figured she was…Read More »

This authentic life: I dreamed of the city; my kids dream of the farm

Photo of rural Oklahoma from jordanmac101 via Flickr with Creative Commons License If you seek authenticity for authenticity’s sake you are no longer authentic.– Jean-Paul Sartre…Read More »

Are Gen Xers raising impolite kids?

Dr. Saxon of the blog the White Oak Observer thinks Gen Xers are continuing the legacy of Baby Boomers and raising impolite kids. What do you…Read More »

Generation Text: one in three 12 to 17 year olds send 3,000 texts a month

The Pew Internet and American Life project reports that texting among 12 to 17 year olds has increased dramatically over the past 18 months. In addition, in…Read More »

AP: why colleges are calling on generation x for help

According to an article by Eric Gorsky in the Associated Press, colleges are enlisting the help of Generation X parents to curb problem drinking. Gorsky interviewed…Read More »

generation zero documentary sends ominous message to generations X, Y, Z

Cover of The Fourth Turning “We in my generation bear an absolute responsibility for squandering that wealth, and for what we have done to future generations.…Read More »

how to get your family to sit quietly for 90 minutes

So you’re scared and your thinkingThat maybe we ain’t that young anymoreShow a little faith, there’s magic in the night…-From Springsteen’s Thunder Road Quiet and focused,…Read More »

are thomas the train and his friends sexists offering up conservative ideologies?

photo by rob simpson via flickr A recent study by a Canadian professor who studied Thomas and Friends discovered that the 25-year-old British children’s TV series…Read More »

generation alpha

xjussix If you’re pregnant and your baby is due on January 1, 2010, he or she will be among the first members of a new generation…Read More »

generation x-cess: is gen x responsible for rise in childhood obesity?

photo via una juniper The Chattanooga Times Free Press, one of my all-time favorite newspapers based on their early reporting of environmental issues, has an article…Read More »

10 commandments of generation z [b. 1995-2009]

photo via rmphotog Do you have kid born between 1995 and 2009? An Australian Web site has published Resli Buschel’s 10 Commandments of Generation Z. (That’s…Read More »

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