The night of my 30th birthday, I fell asleep in my mother's childhood bedroom. The next morning, my grandparents served me Entenmann's crumb cake. It was the first birthday I celebrated without a date in 10 years. I felt whole and at peace.
Moving back with the parental units isn't easy, but you can work together to make this temporary situation enjoyable. Here's how to come out of this experience stronger, wiser and perhaps even with some savings to your name.