The challenge with having adult children is that your beliefs and actions are constantly questioned in the light of how “woke” you are. Millennials including my two daughters use a slew of words that seem to be at odds with the English language that I grew up with.
The first time my kids tested my ‘wokeness’ quotient (I passed with a decent grade), it was an eye-opener. For a while now I feel a strange kinship with Rip Van Winkle who only woke up after 20 years and realised that the world around him had changed so much. For the rest of the article that appeared in the Open Page of the Hindu today click here.