"Failure to Launch", Parenting

Help Prepare Your Teen for Adulthood

As high school graduation approaches, you may be wondering if you child is ready to take on all the responsibilities and pressures that come with adulthood. You might be especially worried because you’ve heard about the “failure to launch” crisis and “boomerang kid” trend that’s impacting so many families across the nation. It’s never too late to help your child become independent and more prepared for adulthood.

Here are some important skills to focus on: Continue reading “Help Prepare Your Teen for Adulthood”

"Failure to Launch", Parenting

Survive and Thrive Living with Your Adult Child

When parents have children, they often think about all the great, big, wonderful things their children will achieve as adults. Imagine the shock when parents realize that their children will be doing these things while still living in the family home.

It’s becoming more and more common for young adult children to live at home while trying to achieve their dreams. Over 30% of emerging adults (18-29 year olds) are living at home in Los Angeles, with comparable numbers across the US. However, just because it’s becoming more common, doesn’t mean it’s easy to do. Continue reading “Survive and Thrive Living with Your Adult Child”