This is so great and I really see the difference! I am on the cusp of boomers and xers (born '62), but always identified more with xers. I'm a latch-key kid, stay home mom, who doesn't want to be friends with my kids,I don't schedule the hell out of them and I'm strict. Winning combo if you ask me.!!
Generation X ( jèn´e-rA´shen èks´ ) noun A group of people born between 1961 and 1972 typified by a college education, dissatisfaction with career opportunities, and pessimism. Excerpted from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition
Congrdulations!!! You are an Xer (1962 - 1981)