Times change and so do parenting techniques. Remember when mom would give you a nickel and told you to be home before dark? Those were the days. Now, parents are under constant scrutiny for the way they choose to raise their kids.
Those old-school parenting tricks would probably land you on the evening news today but hey, we survived didn’t we? Have a good laugh and a walk down memory lane while you look at these vintage parenting skills that would raise some disapproving eyebrows nowadays.
The Face Of A Happy Kid Who Got A Present
Nowadays the hottest toy on the market is one that’s been tested 100 times to make sure there’s no choking hazards and a bunch of other dangers. If it’s basically bubble wrap it’ll sell like hotcakes these days. Things weren’t that way back in 1989.
Reddit user xDanSolo shares this photo of him opening the hottest toy of the year — the Ghostbusters Ghost Trap. This thing would be really fun to have, but would definitely be slapped with a ton of warning stickers these days. Enjoy catching those phantoms!