GRAND Magazine - January/February 2011 - (Page 36)

B&oomersBoomerang Kids H BY CONNIE JESKE CRANE Connie Jeske Crane is a Toronto-based freelance writer. Click to see more of her work. Related info from NPR Public Radio [audio and text]: “Boomerang Kids Drive Rise of Extended Family Living” er adult son has a job and his own place. But having just penned a must-read blueprint for boomerang kids and the people who love them, relationship authority Susan Newman, Ph.D., knows it could all change in a heartbeat. Newman says she and her son “kind of needle each other” about this. If she thinks he’s treating his job a bit too casually, she’ll tease: “What do you mean you left work early? You’re going to lose your job and you’ll have to come to live home with me.” But all jokes aside, Newman doesn’t really think the boomerang scenario signals failure on anyone’s part. In her new book, Under One Roof Again, All Grown Up and (Re)learning to Live Together Happily, 36 GRAND JAN FEB 2011 Timely advice for families back under one roof again she blames America’s ravaged economy for triggering new and profound social changes: “Not since the Great Depression have we seen so many families turning to their immediate relatives as a lifeline.... As of January 2009, AARP and the U.S. Census Bureau

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - January/February 2011

Grand - Jan/Feb 2011
Grand Treasure Hunt
Table of Contents
Grand View
Grand Central
Fabulous After 50
A Midlife Faith
Grand Products
Cover Story
Grands With a Mission
Your Grandkids' Health
Dr. Marion
Health on Hold
Boomers and Boomerang Kids
Grandparent Rights
Kinship Care
Grand Families
Talking Can Save Your Life
Grand Finale

GRAND Magazine - January/February 2011