Relating to adult children'

The role adult children should take with their elderly parents

The role adult children should take with their elderly parents

With advances in medical care, technology and lifestyle changes people today live longer. This privilege comes with certain challenges for mature adults who need to care for themselves as well as help their elderly parents. In [...]

Adult children reactions to their parents’ dating

Adult children reactions to their parents’ dating

Parents of young adults are sometimes stressed by their children’s new dating behavior. Interestingly enough, adult children of divorced or widowed parents may have equally or greater challenges in accepting their parents’ dating. The single parent’s [...]

Boomerang Kids: When Adult children continue to stay home

Boomerang Kids: When Adult children continue to stay home

Many of today’s adult children are not in a hurry to leave home, as compared to the youth of previous generations. This new phenomenon is often very bewildering and sometimes worrisome to parents. Today, many 18-28 [...]

How to be the best parents for the groom and bride

How to be the best parents for the groom and bride

Some newly married couples are blessed with pleased and supportive parents who welcome the new spouse with open arms and enthusiasm. These pairs are privileged to have a family that is also delighted with their new [...]

How to be the best parents for your adult children

How to be the best parents for your adult children

Parenting is an incredibly complex and challenging job. There is no “user manual” for raising children. Parents do the best they can with the wisdom and experience they have. With their own personality, intuition and advice [...]

How to deal with “Boomerang Kids”

How to deal with “Boomerang Kids”

Adult children, who return to live with their parents after having left home for work, college, military service or marriage, have been termed “Boomerang Kids”. The new family constellation of adult children and parents living together [...]