College Grad Still Living in your Basement?

College Grad Still Living in your Basement?

It’s been months since your adult child graduated from college and still no job.  He is getting more irritable by the day and you are down to only being able to ask, “Will you be home for dinner?” because anything else will bring on a barrage of accusations about your...

Is It Okay to “Grade Shame” Your Kid?

  The post simply said, “My daughter is currently pulling a D- in math. This is her phone.” The image has received over three million views in one day. The parent added in a follow-up remark on the thread, “I promise it’s a matter of motivation.” I’m no parenting...
The Boomerang Effect: college students flunking out; are parents to blame?

The Boomerang Effect: college students flunking out; are parents to blame?

By Susan Schaefer Is anyone else disturbed by the alarming number of kids who happily go off to the college of their dreams and are right back in their old bedrooms by the end of the first year, or semester, or week? Just when you thought the nest was empty, there...