Is Hospitality a thing of the past?
Is Hospitality a thing of the past
I imagine if you are in your midlife years you have wondered Is hospitality a thing of the past? I can not give precise answers just an opinion based on the younger generations I deal with day to day and year to year. Most of them have an honest opinion that they are losing that part of what other generations have considered welcoming home atmosphere.
Remember coming to Grandma’s for Christmas and snatching some Christmas Fudge off dessert tables? Do you remember Sunday Family Dinners with Fried Chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn on the cob, and of course biscuits? What about going to mom’s and she knew exactly where the object you want to borrow is stored? That is hospitality to someone in my generation.
Today’s Younger Generation:
Today’s younger generation says there is no time for home cooking and house cleaning. Life is to fast pace and full of gadgets. It amazes me though that they come home and ask what your baking for them if they did not find something on the counter as they enter their parents’ home.
A reminder this is just one person’s opinion but as a Mom and A Grandma…I enjoy my visits better if I feel welcomed and the place is full of warmth and cheerfulness.
- So do you think hospitality is a thing of the Past?
- Do you think the younger generation can bring the traditions back a little bit?
- Did they learn anything by slowing down for a few months?
- What did you learn during the period of slowing down in 2020?
During the slowing down time of 2020, I learned I enjoy baking a little bit more than cooking meals. I learned that I enjoy the quietness of the empty nest as much as I enjoy the visits from our children and grandson. I also learned although fall is my favorite time of year, I enjoy going outdoors as much as possible.