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Posted by on Sep. 18, 2012 at 2:57 PM
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are your kids having a better childhood than yours?  My childhood was spent as a "navy brat" and I actually enjoyed the traveling, but the bases we lived on were safe so we got to go where ever we wanted, my kids don't get to so for that reason I will say no, I had it better.

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by Kira on Sep. 18, 2012 at 3:01 PM

some ways yes as far as having materialistic things oh yes! family wise like being around family memebers and having the chance to get to know them no

by Anji on Sep. 18, 2012 at 3:14 PM
I had it much better! We spent all our time outside with other friends. My son spends a lot of time with me.
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by Gold Member on Sep. 18, 2012 at 3:15 PM

It could be better...

by Platinum Member on Sep. 18, 2012 at 3:24 PM


by Luci on Sep. 18, 2012 at 4:35 PM

 My grown kids had it much better than I did as a kid, but as young adults, married and in the working world, they have it harder than I did, though they're better off financially than I was at their age.

by Ruby Member on Sep. 18, 2012 at 4:56 PM

I think I did to be honest. Yes my kids have more cooler toys but I was outside more for hours because it was safer. I would ride my bike all day or go swimming all kids can't do that.

by Christa on Sep. 18, 2012 at 5:06 PM
so far they seem to be having my childhood :( i dont like it.
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by on Sep. 18, 2012 at 5:07 PM

 I think ours was better... I think its awful that our kids are in front of screens all day:/ I try to make sure they aren't, but even at school they are... its sorta sad...

by on Sep. 18, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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by Brian's Lil Vixen on Sep. 18, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Some ways yes, some ways no. My husband and I are still married and all 6 are ours together, where my parents were divorced. I had to go to school, where I let my kids chose to go to public or homeschool. I was able to ride my bike all over town, where my kids can't. But I hardly ever went camping, my kids love to go camping. I never lived on a working ranch, where my kids have been on round ups,done haying,given immunizations to the animals, help shear sheep,milk goats and take care of bummer lambs.  

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