How millennials are parenting differently than their Baby Boomer parents

Jamie Miller, 35, has a 4-year-old daughter. As a parent, there are a few phrases she’ll never utter that she used to hear from her parents as a kid, and that’s because she’s actively trying to parent on a more “emotional level” than how her parents did for her.

Miller rattles off the list of phrases she wouldn’t say: “‘Stop crying,’ ‘Quit your whining,’ ‘Don’t be so sensitive,’ ‘It’s not that big of a deal.’

“I feel like I wasn’t allowed to express my emotions and we didn’t talk about them which I think took me a long time to