What happens when 20-somethings move back in with their parents?

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Guests: Jeffrey Arnett and Jessie Rosen

It’s known as the “boomerang effect” – the phenomenon of young people moving back in with mom and dad. They might be home for the summer, heading back from college, or returning home to save money. Figures from last year’s census showed 15 percent of 25 to 34 year olds were living with their parents. So how can parents survive kids flying back to the nest? And how should young people navigate living with their folks again? Guest host Mary Cummings-Jordan speaks with professor JEFFREY ARNETT, the author of Getting to 30: A Parent’s Guide to the 20-Something Years, and writer JESSIE ROSEN, who blogs about 20-something life at 20-Nothings.com.

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