Compared to what parenting looks like now, 1990s moms and dads had it pretty good. Just 20 years ago, there were no cyberbullies, and the world was still a relatively safe place where kids could hang out at the park without supervision.
Though a lot has changed in the decades since, one thing that smartphones and increased safety precautions can never take away from 1990s parents is their memories. And to help you relive your glory days, we’ve rounded up some of the surprising, hilarious, and shocking things only parents of the ’90s will remember. And for more throwback memories, check out the 100 Photos That Kids Born After 2000 Will Never Understand.
Disconnecting kids from the internet was as easy as picking up the phone.
Getting online in the 1990s required a dial-up connection, which was infamously slow and clunky and could be interrupted at