is the home of The Hands-on Guide to Surviving Adult Children Living at Home, a helpful book for families with adult children living at home. The book is available in electronic and print editions.

Each includes a customizable “Under one Roof” contract template and household budget calculator. Regularly updated tips and information can be found on the blog.

Christina Newberry is the founder of and the author of The Hands-on Guide to Surviving Adult Children Living at Home.

Media Contact

Christina Newberry, author of The Hands-on Guide to Surviving Adult Children Living at Home and founder of, can provide solid, practical advice for your audience on dealing with adult children living at home. Regularly featured in media reports across The United States, Canada, and Australia, Newberry is available for interviews or comments on boomerang kids and adult children living at home.

She can be contacted at

High-resolution images of the book and the author are available on request.

Previous Interviews and Media Coverage

The Pandemic Is Sending 20-Somethings Home Indefinitely, and Their Parents Are Paying the Price
by Martha C. White

Living With Your Adult Children Moving Back Home – How to Make It Work
by Amy Livingston

Boomerang Generation: Create a Positive Experience When Adult Kids Move Home
by Mark Tosczak
Wells Fargo Conversations

How to move back in with your parents without becoming a huge financial burden
by Lisa Coxon

How to budget for your boomerang kid
by Myles Ma

Parent survival tips for when adult children move back home
by Martha Ross
The Mercury News

In Canada, young adults living with parents is the new normal
by Valerie Fortney
Calgary Herald

Surviving adult children living at home
Global BC News Morning
with Sonia Deol

How to Handle Return of Boomerang Kids
by Mary W. Quigley

More young adults relying on ‘Bank of Mom and Dad’: study
Reported by Rumina Daya
Global BC News Hour

How boomerang kids are ruining their parents’ retirement
by Sunny Freeman
Guelph Mercury

How to handle the finances of a child who moves back home
by Jeff Wuorio
Deseret News

What if the kids never leave? Adult children can squeeze your retirement
by Gail Johnson
The Globe and Mail

Boomerang kids? Set financial ground rules
by Linda White
Sun News Network

The Kids Move Back In: Secrets to Saving Your Sanity (Hint: Cash)
by Vanessa McGrady

More than Money Radio
With Faisal Karmali and David Popowich
NewsTalk 770 Radio, Calgary

When Adult Kids Come Home to the Nest
The Bill Good Show
CKNW AM 980, Vancouver

When the nest’s not so empty: Where do you put adult kids?
The Globe and Mail

Finding jobs on Kijiji and living with parents – a new reality for some Canadian Millennials
by Shannon Cuciz, Allie Coulman, and Bruce Laregina

Should I pay my kids’ (college) way?
by Galit Breen

Boomerangst: Turning Dilemmas Into Discoveries — Adult Children Living At Home
by Diane Sewell

No sex or smoking in the house – rules for boomerang kids
Carrick Talks Money
Globe and Mail Web series hosted by Rob Carrick

Should you charge your boomerang kids rent?
Carrick Talks Money
Globe and Mail Web series hosted by Rob Carrick

It seems like everyone’s 20-something kids are moving back home
Carrick Talks Money
Globe and Mail Web series hosted by Rob Carrick

Is it harder for young adults to launch into the job market today than a decade ago?
Cross Country Checkup
with guest host Suhana Meharchand
(Scroll to 1:16:00 in the audio file)
CBC Radio

The Nest that Doesn’t Empty
by Lois M. Collins
The Deseret News

Grown & Living at Home
HuffPost Live, Hosted by Nancy Redd

Lackluster job market drives thousands of young adults back home to live with parents
by Claudia Buck
The Sacramento Bee

Adult Children Living At Home? 5 Ways To Create A Less Stressful Existence With Your Boomerang Kids
The Huffington Post

How To Help Adult Children Get Back On Their Own Two Feet
by Robert Laura

Adult children living at home
Radio 720 WGN Chicago
with Mike McConnell

Set rules when your adult child moves back home
By Rob Carrick
The Globe and Mail

Financial Strategies When Adult Children Live at Home
The Pattie Lovett-Reid Show
CTV News Network

Census Reaction
The Early Edition with Rick Cluff
CBC Radio Vancouver

Young adults staying at home: Living with mom and dad is normal for twentysomethings
by Justin McElroy
The Province

Boomerang kids mean empty nests not quite so empty: Census
by Steve Rennie
The Canadian Press
(featured in The Globe and Mail and other publications)

Rules, respect, communication key to surviving boomerang kids at home: expert
The Canadian Press
(featured in The National Post and other publications)

Census: Living in a basement near you: Number of 20-somethings living with parents holds steady
by Robert Hiltz
Postmedia News

Adult Children Living at Home: Census Commentary
Calgary Today with Angela Kokott
QR77 Radio

Ideas, tips, and information about parenting adult children
by Trent Toone
Deseret News

Kicking Your Kids Out
HuffPost Live, Hosted by Abby Huntsman

Your Investments: Can we retire and help our kids?
by Aaron Katsman
The Jerusalem Post

Being grown up about moving back home
by Andrea Pyros
The Province

Making it work when your kids move back home
by Aimee Heckel
Longmont Weekly

How Long Should your Adult Children Live at Home?

Living with the ‘Rents: Your Survival Guide”
by Cassie Shortsleeve
Men’s Health

When Adult Kids Move Back Home: 8 rules to preserve your health, savings and peace of mind
by Stacy Julien

Generations: What to do when grown children come back home to live
by Lee Nelson

Adult Children Moving Home
Newsline P.M. with Ken Schram
KOMO Newsradio (Seattle, Washington)

Boomerang Kids
The Discipline Financial Show with Dr. R. Kevin Skipper
100.1 FM WVOC News Talk Sports (Columbia, South Carolina)

There’s no place like home – more children staying put
By Rita Poliakov
The Sudbury Star

Rules for When the Chicks Return to the Nest
By Alina Tugend
The New York Times

When the kid comes back | Adult children home again? Living in perfect harmony takes work
By Nicole MacIntyre
The Hamilton Spectator

Adult children living at home
by Rachel McAllister
KSL NewsRadio (Utah)

Feathered nests: The kids are living at home longer than ever
By Manisha Krishnan
North Shore News

As adult children move in with parents in great numbers, adjustments are necessary
By Whitney Evans
Deseret News

When Kids Come Back Home
by Jessica Silver-Greenberg
The Wall Street Journal

Generation Boomerang
Documentary by DreamFilm Productions for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
(Full documentary viewable here)

How to Parent Grown Up ‘Boomerang’ Kids
by Emily Morman
Metro Parent

Tips on Adult Children Moving Back Home
by Christina Hamlett, reviewed by Robin Raven

Cover story: Accommodating children returned to nest
by Lisa Rauschart
The Washington Times

Space Time: An expert’s guide to living, loving and loathing when sharing your home
by Sandra Song

Bouncing Back
Documentary by Suzanne Dufresne, The Current
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Boomerang kids, boomerang budgets
by Ashleigh Patterson

Boomerang Kids
Your Time With Kim Iverson
United Stations Radio Networks

21 is the new 16: Launching or Re-launching an Adult Child
by Gina Carroll

Parenting ‘Boomerang’ Children
by Diana Rodriguez

Moved home in recession. When will you be on your own again?
by Paul Tosto
Minnesota Public Radio NewsQ

How to make it work when college grads return home to live
by Dory Devlin
Yahoo! Shine

Boomerang Generation: From high hopes to grim realities, local adults, young and old, enter unknown territory
by Christina Semaan
Ventura County Reporter

A new summer tradition in Boulder County and elsewhere: Young adults head home
by Amy Bounds
Boulder Daily Camera

Surviving adult children living at home
The Roy Green Show
Corus National Radio Network (Canada)

Rules for adult kids moving home
Afternoon Drive with The Two Murrays
2UE 954 News Talk Radio (Sydney, Australia)

Dealing with adult children living at home
Live Drive with John Tory
NewsTalk 1010  (Toronto, Canada)

Boomerang Kids? How to kick your kid out of the nest
By Kim Girard
CBS MoneyWatch

Adults can abuse parents’ goodwill
By Pam Rainey
Denton Record-Chronicle

No longer empty: With the economy strained, some young adults are returning to the nest — and making home life complicated
By Alandra Johnson
The Bulletin (Bend, Oregon)

“International Guru” on adult children living at home
Breakfast with Mike Carlton & Sandy Aloisi
2UE 954 News Talk Radio (Sydney, Australia)

Recession bringing families together, for good or worse
By Steve Campbell
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Tips for dealing with adult children living at home
By Katharine Kitts
News1130 Radio (Vancouver, Canada)

Around the house: Set ground rules for kids returning home
By Lisa Kadane
Calgary Herald

Life with ‘boomerang’ kids can bring some conflicts
By Mackenzie Carpenter
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



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