How to Raise Your Adult ChildrenNPR coverage of How to Raise Your Adult Children: Because Big Kids Have Even Bigger Problems by Gail Parent and Susan Ende. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Many books teach you how to handle your children after they graduate from diapers, but none tells you how to proceed once they graduate from high school. Comedy writer Gail Parent and noted psychotherapist Susan Ende combine their wit and expertise to give advice with an edge, answering questions relating to money, the college years, living arrangements, work, dating, family rituals, marriage, in-laws, grandchildren, divorce, and aging and illness.
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Brian Griffith (left), shown here in 2009 at age 26, moved home with his parents, Jay and Jennifer Griffith, after losing his job. The tight job market, especially for college grads, has prompted many young adults to move back in with their parents.
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