This is a very interesting article from cracked.com by a Gen-Xer who wishes to apologise to Gen-Y's for his sins, which also happens to have "parenting" related cross overs.
At this moment, a whole lot of people, most of them 15 to 20 years
younger than me, are protesting in every major city. What are they angry
about? A lot of things, some of which are partially my fault.
See, I'm a part of Generation X, the post-Baby Boom era kids who grew up on a mental diet of Beavis and Butthead
and Alice in Chains. We wrote poems about how angry we were at our
fathers, wore goatees like weapons and made panties burst into flames by
playing Pearl Jam's Black on our acoustic guitars. We were a
bridge from the Baby Boomers to all you guys who are in high school and
college now. And I'm pretty sure we fucked up that handoff pretty badly.
is not a sarcastic apology, I'm not a big enough dick to write all of
this as a backhanded insult about how lazy and entitled you are. Because
I'm honestly apologizing for ...