boomerang child

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boomerang child

An adult child who has resumed living with their parents after previously moving out. I never planned to be a boomerang child—but then I got laid off.
See also: child
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| Boomerang children and partners should not treat low or no rent as an excuse to spend lavishly on other items.
Seven in 10 (72%) of parents of boomerang children say their household spending has increased - although less than half (41%) charge any form of "rent" for their kids to live back at home.
Seven in 10 (72 per cent) of parents of boomerang children say their household spending has increased - although only 41 per cent charge any form of "rent" for their kids to live back at home.
Our interviews suggested that advisors may need to help families of all kinds with three particularly thorny issues: old age dementia, childlessness and boomerang children.
Thirty-three per cent of boomerang children live in the North and 22 per cent in the South East
Regulator Ofcom has suggested the Boomerang children's TV channel edit out scenes in which pesky moggie Tom is smoking cigarettes or cigars.
An exterior front stair rises to an upstairs private apartment suite configured for guests, boomerang children, or live-in help.
Seven in 10 (72%) of parents of boomerang children say their household spending has increased, although less than half (41%) charge any form of "rent" for their kids to live back at home.
The number of "boomerang children" has soared by 25% in the last 17 years, despite the youth population remaining the same, with under-24s in the North East the least likely in the country to have a mortgage.
THE Office for National Statistics say Britain has twice as many boomerang children as anywhere else in Europe, with four per cent of adults between 16 and 29 returning to live with their parents.
Boomerang children, who keep returning to the family home once they have left, are putting a financial strain on their parents.
Mum-of-two Kim, who works at the Jam Jam Boomerang children's indoor play centre off Siskin Drive, near Coventry Airport, is furious because her son went back in to Tesco the next day only to find the same phone was still on the shelf.
So-called boomerang children and elderly parents forced to return to the family nest by money pressures pose a serious financial threat to working adults, according to a new study for Birmingham Midshires' Saving Britain campaign.