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LucyVanPelt May 8th, 2018 05:38 AM

Transitioning to "adult" children!
Oh, boy, here we go!

Two adult sons, both living at home right now, and wanting to carve out bigger space in the house to work from home. But I don't want to give up my space! hehe

The oldest is trying to time the market to buy. That's not easy! The younger one is trying to finish up school, commute from home, and keep working.

It's temporary, right?

KayKay May 8th, 2018 10:41 AM

Re: Transitioning to "adult" children!
Yes, it's temporary. Enjoy it while it lasts. Before you know it, the house will be empty. :)

Who is wanting to work from home, you or the boys?

LucyVanPelt May 8th, 2018 11:06 AM

Re: Transitioning to "adult" children!
Both boys want work space to work from home. They both need a LOT of space! Right now, the house seems too small. Before I know it, though, it will be too large.

KayKay May 8th, 2018 12:35 PM

Re: Transitioning to "adult" children!
Is your backyard big enough for one (or two) of those "tiny houses"? :D

rattlesnake May 20th, 2018 09:26 AM

Re: Transitioning to "adult" children!
None of my adult children have ever lived with me, but as I have posted elsewhere, my youngest was in a situation where he was not properly paying his bills and "needing a lot of help" from me to maintain his place on his own. I once got angry at him when he tried to actually brag about how he "didn't live in his mother's basement" like so many of his peers. Well living in mother's basement is not worse than living in your "own" so-called house that you would lose if your mother didn't make sure the payments and taxes got paid.

Now he is married and he is her problem and that is the way I want it to stay. Don't get me wrong; I want them to be happy together and not really be a "problem" to each other but I will say out loud that I'm glad he has somebody else to share the responsibilities in that household and I hope to never be that involved again. I know it is a situation I willingly got myself into but also one I'm glad that I (hopefully) have gotten out of.

snafu May 21st, 2018 02:12 PM

Re: Transitioning to "adult" children!
good for you rattlesnake, don't be an enabler - "kids" have to fail in order to grow up -

snafu June 15th, 2019 02:40 PM

Re: Transitioning to "adult" children!
Lucy, how is this going for you?

snafu September 27th, 2021 04:23 PM

Re: Transitioning to "adult" children!
Update on the "boys" adulting?

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