Parenting is so much harder now -- here's why

Parenting Is So Much Harder Now!
Parenting Is So Much Harder Now!

Parenting used to be so much easier than it is now. Today, moms and dads have so much more to oversee, with "all the machines going on" and even "adult playdates."

"If my kids wanted to go to someone else's house, I would say check with their mom ... Okay, buh-bye," Joanie Robach said on Mad Life.

But it's not like that anymore, the Made Life crew decided. Now, parents have to be compatible with other parents, too.

"This world is such a different world," Robach said. "And I respect this younger generation."

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