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School When You Were a Kid vs. Now as a Parent

School When You Were a Kid

On the first day, you were nervous because you didn't do your summer reading.

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Now as a parent

On the first day, you're excited because you'll finally be able to get back to reading.

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School When You Were a Kid

Your mom had to drive you back if you forgot your homework.

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Now as a parent

Drive you back?! LOLZ. Text, email, teleportation—there's no need to get in a car to get the assignment.

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School When You Were a Kid

Your mom packed you a PB&J sandwich, and if she was feeling fancy, she threw in some pretzels.

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Now as a parent

You feel guilty if your child's lunch isn't 100 percent organic, blessed with faerie dust, and doesn't contain a funny face of some sort—thanks, Pinterest.

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School When You Were a Kid

Your biggest fear was tripping in the hallway and everyone laughing at you.

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Now as a parent

Two words that terrify you more than anything: Cyber bullying.

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School When You Were a Kid

You talked to older kids to get the low-down on your teachers.

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Now as a parent

You stalk your kid's teachers on Facebook.

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School When You Were a Kid

You dreaded homework.

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Now as a parent

You dread homework.

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