1:37 PM, June 15th, 2012
People who told me ‘It’s so nice—your daughters are back’ had it wrong. For starters, the two don’t get along. Having them here again in their twenties? Not fun. I found that I reverted to a housewife stereotype as servile as my grandma. If you raised your kids like I did—overly motherly—it’s very hard to get out of that mind-set when adult children return.
"Boomerang Mom" Barbara Crowley has mixed feelings about being a mom again for her kids returning to the nest after college.
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