Home for the holidays
When the college kids flock back to the nest during Christmas break, it’s a big adjustment — for parents
If your gas tank is on empty, there’s an empty milk jug in your refrigerator, there’s no toilet paper left on the roll, your remote control has disappeared and your laundry room looks like a landfill, it can only mean one thing. They’re baaaaaaaccck. They, of course, are our “adult children,’’ an oxymoron with an emphasis on the moron. Not that we don’t love and adore our college-age kids. But when they head home for the holidays, our hearts fill up while our cupboards empty out.