Four Steps to Get Adult Children to Move Out!

All kinds of circumstances cause adult children to live under their parents roofs, but there comes a time to help them break out on their own.  Should you give them the boot?

According to a recent article at CBS MoneyWatch, young adults living with their parents is at a 75 year high!  Student loan debt and lack of employment are considered the primary reasons.  But, those factors are out of your control.  So, what can you do?

Should You Boot Your Adult Children Out the Door?

If you are still boarding your adult children, you have not yet completed one of your important tasks as a parent.  Maybe the steps below will work as well for you as they have for me. Continue reading “Four Steps to Get Adult Children to Move Out!”

Heroes -How Important Are They?

Christopher Reeves once defined a hero as “an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”  No doubt, Reeves was an American star –  an actor, director, and producer who was beloved by his fans.

Amazingly, the tragic accident, that left Reeves a quadriplegic, did not stop him from getting in front of an audience – even though he required a portable ventilator as well as a wheel chair and body support.  He leveraged his fame to lobby on behalf of people with spinal-cord injuries and for human embryonic stem cell research.

He played the cards he was dealt.  Reeves became a true hero by his own definition and the Christopher and Dana Reeves Foundation continues the work he started.  Thus, Christopher Reeves made his final chapter of life the legacy of a lifetime.

Heroes Make a Difference in the World

And, everyone of us makes a difference in the world, too!  Now, what kind of difference is entirely up to us. Continue reading “Heroes -How Important Are They?”