Dad of Divas' Reviews: Top 10 Signs You Need to Cut Your Kids Off

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Top 10 Signs You Need to Cut Your Kids Off

Top 10 Signs You Need to Cut Your Kids Off
(Inspired by the book How to Raise Your Adult Children)

10. The number of times your kid says “I love you” is eerily similar to the number of times you give him money.
9. You plan a nice romantic getaway with your spouse. Your kid shows up at the airport with a packed suitcase.
8. Your kid wants to get into your bed when has a nightmare. He’s 30.
7. Your sweet daughter took out a life insurance policy on your life.
6. Your grown son wants you to cut the crust off the peanut butter and jelly sandwich you made for him.
5. Your twenty-nine year old informs you he’s getting married and his wife is moving in.
4. You came home and your twenty-nine year old adult son who lives at home is in your closet...trying on lingerie.
3. Your twenty-five year old baby wants your bedroom, so he can be more comfortable while he’s finding himself.
2. Your daughter becomes CEO of a Fortune Five Hundred company and wants to do an add-on to your house.
1. Your thirty-four year old baby wants you to take off the parent controls on your computer.

How To Raise Your Adult Children is a witty, yet practical guide that tackles issues from cutting the cord financially, to helping your child with homesickness in college. This tell all guide gives parents the advice they need to direct their children towards independence. Published by Plume books, this $16 dollar paperback is an invaluable investment, teaching both parents and children alike how to make smart decisions for their futures.

Real-Life Advice for When Your Kids Don’t Want to Grow Up
By Gail Parent and Susan Ende, M.F.T.
Plume Books; On-sale: July 26th; $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-452-29720-3

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