There is a “new normal” for many households in Wellesley and Weston these days. Once empty bedrooms now contain full-grown humans and their stuff… Who or what has jumpstarted these serene households? Surprise! The kids are back. And not just for the summer. In 2016, the Pew Research Center reported that Americans aged 18-34 are now more likely to live with their parents than in any other living arrangement. This trend upends 130 years of data collection.
To read more, including tips and strategies for co-existing peacefully with college graduates who are back home under duress or out of necessity, visit the Digital Edition of the Summer 2018 Issue of WellesleyWeston Magazine.