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Families and "boomerang kids" - not necessarily a bad thing.

An article titled “Some Millennials – And Their Parents – Are Slow To Cut The Cord” appeared on my Facebook feed today. And there was much rejoicing, at least in this mom’s world. 567 more words

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World Mental Health Day and Motherhood

Today is World Mental Health Day. There are many articles online, or on your television, which are intended to raise our awareness of mental illness. 822 more words

Boomerang Kids Trend Picks Up Steam

Will this lousy economy make the empty nest extinct? Moving in back in with the folks is on the rise.


Into the woods

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Crazy D brings most of this stuff on himself. But what happens, in actual fact, I do believe, is that there is something in him that draws the crazy to him. 697 more words


Didn't You Just Leave?

This family has one particular habit that drives me nuts. I’ll ignore those chortles and comments that infer it’s not a long trip.

All three of my adult children cannot leave the house just once. 1,014 more words


Mr Mouse

This is one of, if not the, key difference between having me come and stay, and having L’il Sis and Crazy D come to stay: the other two are proactive and like to find a sensible and effective solution to problems. 541 more words


Unfinished summer business

I’d like to say that I always leave a few things not checked off my list after a summer visit so that we’ll have lots to look forward to next time I’m home, but I think we can all agree that level of organisation is well beyond me. 719 more words

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