I recently came across a survey commissioned by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC): "Two-Thirds of Canadian Parents Uncertain Their Kids Will Fulfill The Hopes They Have For Them".
Toronto, March 4, 2014.
When it comes to parents’ hopes for their children, it seems that disappointment is passed down from generation to generation.
Two-thirds (67 per cent) of Canadian parents are uncertain that their children will fulfill their hopes. Moreover, 83 per cent of parents are unsure that they achieved the aspirations their own parents had for them.
Top 10 of Parental Hopes: