11/07/2013 10:59 am ET

Why I Won't Celebrate 'Bring Your Parents To Work Day!'


Late yesterday, I got an email reminding me that today is the first annual “Bring Your Parents to Work Day.”

LinkedIn, which created the occasion, describes it as “a global initiative designed to help bridge the gap between parents and their professional children.”

When I read this my first reaction was, what gap? The millennials certainly don’t have anything approaching the generation gap we boomers had with our moms and dads. My second reaction was to email my 24-year-old, who, by the way, accompanied me to my office on many “Take Your Daughter to Work” days over the years.

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