Thursday, June 2, 2016

So, I was on NPR the other day.

Last week, I was a guest on NPR's "All Things Considered," hosted by Michel Martin, for the show's "Barbershop" segment on the benefits (and increasing commonality of) adults living at home with their parents. Also on the scene: medical blogger Jillian Knowles and NPR's Asma Khalid.




We also discussed two pieces I wrote on the topic. In the first, "I'm 29 Years Old And Just Moved Back Home With My Parents," written for Very Smart Brothas, I discussed what it was like to be settling into life with Mom and Dad again after I left Panama for mental health reasons. The second, "Mom's House or Flophouse: Where To Live After College," written for The Root, was about the highs and lows of taking your ass back home after graduation to get it together.

Spoiler alert: Moving home is not necessarily as traumatic as you'd think. Have a listen below:



The full transcript can be found here.

And check out my podcast with Jay Connor, The Extraordinary Negroes, on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher.


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