Research + News | Topic: Emerging Adulthood
Jul 30, 2019
Failure To Launch: Parents Are Barriers To Teen Independence
While most parents say they are doing enough to prepare their teen for adulthood, they gave low rankings of their teen’s ability to handle basic tasks. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2019
‘Failure To Launch’: Poll Finds Many Older Teens Still Too Reliant On Parents
Most parents think they are doing enough to prepare their teens for adulthood, but they’re wincing a bit as the time comes for their young to leave the nest. Read the article here.
May 8, 2019
14 Skills Your Kids Should Have Before Moving Out
Tim Elmore discusses some skills that you should work to develop in your teens before they move out of the house. Read his blog here.
May 1, 2019
Who Are These Emerging Adults?
Each generation produces a cultural shift, some more impactful than others, but this generation of young adults has undeniably brought on such a significant shift in the cultural mindset that it’s challenging for those of us in previous generations to understand. Read the rest of this blog post from Jim Burns of HomeWord by clicking here.
Jan 29, 2019
The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out Of Church
Even with 1 in 4 leaving over politics, college kids are more likely to return after a hiatus than leave for good. Read the article here.
Jun 8, 2018
Is Gen Z The Most Success-Oriented Generation?
A key characteristic of Gen Z is that their expectations are largely shaped around themes of academic and career success—more so than any other generation we’ve observed. Read the research from Barna here.
Apr 26, 2018
Share Of American Young Adults Living With Their Parents Highest In 75 Years
According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 33% of 25-29 year olds lived with their parents or grandparents in 2016. Read the article here.
Mar 7, 2018
The Research On What Creates Satisfied And Successful Kids
What Did the Most Extensive Longitudinal Study Discover About Kids? Read the blog post from Tim Elmore here.
Jan 19, 2018
How To Build Snowmen From A Snowflake Generation
Read Tim Elmore’s blog about how and why “snowflakes’ appeared and what we can do to turn them into strong leaders. Read his blog post here.
Jun 28, 2017
Mis-Educating The Young
In this article for the New York Times, David Brooks says, “People in their 20s seem to be compelled to bounce around more, popping up here and there, quantumlike, with different jobs, living arrangements and partners while hoping that all these diverse experiences magically add up to something.”
Read the rest of the article here.