One of our readers talked about asking her son to find other living arrangements unless he began to make a financial contribution to the household. We have been researching and writing about boomerang kidults, focusing mainly on how to work toward their moving out of the family home. But there are different ways of looking at the same situation.
Some experts are proposing the idea that the extended family living together is a solution to the stress on today's society. With people working more hours a day and having longer commutes, additional people living at home can relieve the parental burden. It's like a throw-back to previous generations - grandparents staying in the guest room, helping school age grandchildren with their homework; boomerang kidults down on their luck, driving grandpa to his bridge game.
What's going on in your family?