Boomerang Kids

Boomerang Kids

A Revealing Look at Why So Many of Our Children Are Failing on Their Own, and How Parents Can Help

eBook - 2011
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"She's 22 years old, for heaven's sake! We thought she'd be grown up by now. But no, it's one more crisis after another. And then she calls on us-for emotional support, problem-solving advice. Even money ... although we've gotten pretty tough about that. It's like she's still a teen! Why is it so hard for her just to act like an adult?" Around age 18, most young people expect, and are expected to, move out and live on their own-either at college or in an apartment. But more and more often, "boomerang kids" are returning home defeated, leaving you frustrated and at a loss for how to help them. In.
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781402248597
1402248598
9781402248603
1402248601
Branch Call Number: ONLINE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 316 pages)

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tracythelibrarian Nov 26, 2011

Great tips for helping your kids navigate the challenges of moving out on their own - whether or not they want to move back home. Challenges covered include homesickness, unemployment, flunking out of college, stress, substance use, broken love relationships, roommate troubles, money troubles, etc.

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