What is the latchkey generation?
The latchkey generation–also known as Generation X–was raised by working parents who left them alone after school. … Generation X has been called “the latchkey generation,” a group of people whose personal identity was in part shaped by the independence of being left alone after school. Generation X is the demographic cohort following the baby boomers and preceding the millennials. Researchers and popular media typically use birth years around 1965 to 1980 to define Generation Xers, although some sources use birth years beginning as early as 1960 and ending somewhere from 1977 to 1985. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latchkey_kid
 
Comment; I being born in 1953 must make me a Baby boomer latchkey generation or maybe being on the cusp of them both, humm…
When I turned 8 and showed my Mom I could fry a egg for myself I began my latchkey boomer times of raising myself. I will come back and share some of those adventures and share so many things I learned then and have had to unlearn now…
 
Being raised by TV might be a separate talk, funny I recently watched old long Ranger show that I was sure to not miss as a child. I heard many of my own morals. How about you?