The dawn of 21st century came with a new outlook towards parenting among the new generation of parents. Now, this is the same generation that has enjoyed living in joint families and its happy gatherings, grandma’s tale and ghost stories. The new generation parents are enthusiastic, competitive and techno savvy. They are willing to invest and focus in their child’s future. This has given rise to unrealistic expectations from their children and unhealthy competition among parents. Forcing child to achieve perfection in everything has led to more disasters than success. There has been an alarming rise in mental health issues among children as young as 5 yrs old. Many children are suffering from anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and suicidal tendencies. It’s time the new generation parents become aware of their child’s capabilities and let their child explore their potentials. A child’s future with a realistic direction can create a happy and successful future. The modern era has so many openings for career building; all we need to do is explore the child’s mind to understand his happiness.