Fun Times with Dad: Taking Nolan to McDonald’s and then to a High School basketball game

Lead Your Children On

Under what circumstances is it okay for adult children to live with their parents? We consider this question in this podcast episode. Certainly there are circumstances where it is appropriate for adult children to live with their parents but at what point do parents need to encourage their kids to move on?

TWEET IT: “Your adult children need you to become smaller, not bigger, in their lives.” @DennisRainey #Intentional #Parenting

  • Our children need us to become a smaller voice in their lives as they grow into adults.
  • Learning to Let go is allowing our children to grow up.
  • Don’t be a “helicopter parent”. Let your adult children learn adult responsibility.
  • When your adult children need advice from you, they will ask for it.

Dale Carnegie – How to Win Friends and Influence People

Adult Children Living with Parents

In 2012, 36% of the nation’s young adults ages 18 to 31—the so-called Millennial generation—were living in their parents’ home.