Given the economic stresses of most people, families are consolidating.
I never thought I would be hurtled back into the matriarchal position of overseeing a full nest again, but here I am. It's really not as harrowing as many of my musings had chided it would be. There is the potential for much whimsy in all this. I wasn't taking off for Europe anytime soon, anyhow.
I'd love to hear the experiences of others in the same position. There is much whimsy in all of this, I must admit.