Parenting Adult Children

Gone are the days of hair bows and teddy bears. How can you still provide for your kids now that they're all grown up?

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How to Guide Adult Children Without Being Controlling

Your little boy is all grown up now, but do you still find yourself telling him what to do, like you did when he was 3? Read on to learn how to guide your adult children without being controlling.


10 Tips for Parenting Adult Children

Adulthood can sometimes be as challenging and confusing as adolescence -- for both the kids and parents -- so how do you steer your grown children in the right direction? Read our article to find out.

5 Ways to Stay in Touch With Your Grown Children

You guided them through diapers and their teen years, but keeping up with your children now that they've left the nest is tough. How can you maintain touch with your grown kids?

5 Tips for Dealing with an Adult Child Moving Home

Ah, the golden years. Retirement is here -- or looming in the not-so-distant future -- and you're loving the peace and quiet of an empty nest. Then, your adult son or daughter asks to move in. How can you make this as smooth a transition as possible?

Can you claim an adult child as a dependent?

Still buying your adult children's groceries, helping with their cell phone bills and car insurance and providing a roof over their heads? So when it comes to tax time, shouldn't you be able to claim them as a dependent?

How to Guide Adult Children Without Being Controlling

Your little boy is all grown up now, but do you still find yourself telling him what to do, like you did when he was 3? Read on to learn how to guide your adult children without being controlling.

How to Talk WITH -- Not AT -- Your Adult Children

As children grow into adults and begin to have families of their own, parents have to adapt to their revised roles in their adult kids' lives, and changing the way Moms and Dads communicate with their grown kids is a big part of that. Here's how to talk with -- not at -- your adult children.

How can you influence grown children's nutrition?

Parenting doesn't get easier once your children leave home. For one thing, you can't say things like, "If you're living under my roof, you've got to obey the rules." How do you get your children to take your advice on nutrition and other matters without being bossy?

How to Deal With Mooching Adult Children

It's pretty common for Mom and Dad to occasionally help out their grown kids. But mooching a meal here and there is a far cry from being financially supported by their parents. Here's how to tackle the issue of grown kids taking advantage of parents.

10 Tips for Helping Your Child Buy a First Home

Buying a home is a huge step in your child's life, but he or she may get so excited that they go into it blind. This is where you step in and guide them through the ups and downs of real estate. We've got 10 tips to help you help them.

5 Things Parents Should Do Before a Daughter Gets Married

Some moms like to joke that they've been planning their daughters' weddings since the day they were born. Maybe they're on to something? We'll help you gain some perspective on wedding planning -- it's not all rose petals and table linens!