Do you find it difficult to relate to your millennial children? Do you consider their world as totally different from yours? Does it seem like they hate the traditional way of doing things? If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, then you are one of the lucky ones who have seen the best of both worlds. Some people like you may appreciate the old traditional ways. However, today’s generation has embraced the move towards modernization. This, in fact, is what makes it difficult to buy a gift for them. There is a notion that they won’t appreciate the simple things that you give them. If you are having difficulties, then do not worry. Just read on so you will have an idea on what to give your millennial children.
Does your child have a knack for photography? Do you find him capturing scenic landscapes, with so much depth and substance? Nurture his talent by giving him a camera. Cameras come in different sizes, designs, and purpose. In fact, some cameras bring out the retro vibe in the photos that you take. There are also polaroid cameras that allow its user to have the printed photograph right away. There are so many choices, but be sure to know which one fits best for your child.
If your child does not have a knack for photography but spends most of his time in the gym, then a fitness tracker could suit him more. There fitness trackers that come in the form of watches, which its users could easily wear. It could monitor the user’s heart rate, burnt calories, steps walked, the distance made, oxygen level, menstrual cycle, and other vital statistics. In fact, these handy trackers also allow its users to monitor the weather, set alarms, view messages, track sleep, and form a food log. Who knew you can do so much with just a tiny fitness tracker? Without a doubt, your child will surely enjoy this gift of yours.
In case your child does not have an interest in photography and fitness, then perhaps he has some knack when it comes to music. It is common among millennials nowadays to play music on the side while working. Although a set of earphones or headphones would do the trick, some prefer the traditional way but with a modern twist. In fact, this is what wireless speakers are for. You just have to connect your phone through Bluetooth and then you can use it for hours. Some have batteries that last for 15 hours and use lightweight materials. Select the one that best fits your child.
If your child loves some sort of adventure, then you should give him a GoPro – a camera gadget common among millennials that could be used regardless of the weather. Some have been developed to take videos with a 12-megapixel camera and with a 4K resolution. It is also easy to use as it has voice control – a notch better than the traditional cameras. Try it out and see what your child thinks about it.
Millennials nowadays have become different compared to the previous generation. This, perhaps, could be due to technological advancements and social progress. Regardless of it, as a parent, you should know their world. Dive into such by familiarizing yourself with the items discussed above.