Magazine article Work & Family Life

For Adult Children Living in a Multi-Generational House

Magazine article Work & Family Life

For Adult Children Living in a Multi-Generational House

Article excerpt

You may have been a forgetful and self-centered teenager. You've come a long way since then, but your parents may still see you as that "other person."

When you're living together under one roof, it's important to show off the new you. A good place to start is to ask your parents for their advice. You might also:

Pitch in more. Complete chores without being asked, and do things in good time and in good humor.

Don't take your parents for granted. Say "thank you" often for all the things they do and the help they provide.

Clean up after yourself-and/or your children. Do a little more than is expected of you.

Anticipate the needs of others. Call on the way home to see if you should pick up groceries or dry cleaning.

Be thoughtful. …

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