Every generation passes down its collective wisdom to the next in one form or another. With my parents, it's done through email. Here's an archive of the wisdom they've emailed to me over the years. Enjoy!
My dad just sent me this video montage showing me why children need pets. I don't have children, but if I ever do, I promise I will get them a pet. Either a dog, or a cat. But not a fawn. That just doesn't look sanitary.