Mary started mothering21.com in August 2009. As the mother of three young adult children in various stages of life and careers, she realized that parenting never ends. Talking with other parents, she discovered there were many issues, some created by helicopter parents themselves, from failure to launch to becoming a mother-in-law. The transition from hands-on parent to sideline coach is difficult to navigate. The blog start-up coincided with media attention to “emerging adults” and the notion that while “30 is not the new 20” many of our adult children were acting as if it were!
Parenting Adult Children:
Helping them Get a Job: