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Ah, the hats. You wear so many. In fact, you wear so many hats that it’s likely that the one labeled “adult daughter” or “adult son” didn’t even cross your mind. It did sneak up on top of your head gradually, in the form of the occasional missing detail that you noticed when you were on the phone with your mom, or the couple of times you found expired milk in her fridge. Then, before you know it you are paying bills, managing doctors’ appointments, and doing grocery shopping not just for the family under your roof, but also for your parent. You, my friend, are an “adult child”- and if you are also caring for children at home, you’re not only wearing the adult child hat, but you’re assuming the identity of a “sandwich generation” adult child. Add it to your resume, paste it into your email signature, and add the “AD” or “AS” after your name, because it is a full-time job, and likely one that you never signed up for and maybe didn’t even realize you had become.

So now that we’ve dusted off the hat and come to the realization that this is a role you occupy, can we talk about the balance? Because if you’re doing it smoothly, without feeling completely...

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