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Author Walker, Sarah W.

Title Really, you've done enough : a parents' guide to stop parenting their adult child who still needs their money but not their advice / Sarah Walker.

Publication Info. Cincinnati, Ohio : TOW Books, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  306.874 WALKER, SARAH    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 229 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 21 cm
Contents Introduction : you fuck them up -- Then and now : your twenties vs. your child's twenties -- Living at home : the good old days-- today! -- Message from the author -- Acceptable childhood myths to still insist are true to your adult child -- Unemployment : motorcycle gangs and Nobel prizes -- Unemployment : creative child vs. uncreative child -- Your child's first job : take a picture on their first day and make an ornament out of it -- Helping your child get a job : only bitter people hate nepotism -- Memo from Linda Walker : mother to Sarah Walker, and non-crarent -- Gift of technology : helping your child through their stay-at-home twenties -- Partying with your child : the party's over before it's begun -- Let's keep it in the family : partying with your child's friends -- Religion -- Holidays : eww -- Jesus in his twenties : the lost years, revealed! --
Birthdays : a time to give -- Message from the author -- Roadtrip! : probably less exciting than the film of the same name -- International travel : ole! -- Sex : I've said too much already -- Something for the kids : sex in the parental home -- Parental visit : a glorious forty-eight hours, and no more -- Middle-of-the-book survey -- Sibling rivalry : one child is probably more talented than the other -- Prison perspectives with John Walker -- Family reunion : double the family, double the-- not fun -- Divorce : you've really outdone yourself this time -- Death : please don't make it suck even more -- Comparisons and competition : your child's great as they are--unless they aren't -- Message from the author -- Guilt : I feel bad for writing this chapter -- Therapy : stop talking about it, crazy -- Significant others : the possibility that your child will not die alone--unless you somehow screw it up -- Message from the author -- Rehearsal dinner : par-- ty? -- Wedding : it's official, your child will not die alone, unless they divorce or their spouse dies first, but you know what I mean -- Pregnancy : eegs! -- So you're a celebrity : don't read this if you're not a celebrity -- Now let's all cry together -- Message from the author -- End-of-the-book survey.
Subject Adult children living with parents -- Humor.
Parent and adult child -- Humor.
Families -- Humor.
Intergenerational relations -- Humor.
ISBN 9781582974781 paperback alkaline paper
1582974780 paperback alkaline paper
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