How To Help Your Grown Child Make Up For What They’ve Missed During The Pandemic

The pandemic has been tough for everyone. However, there can be no denying that the damage has been worse for teenagers and young adults. They have felt like they are missing out on the time of their lives while everything from education to work opportunities has been hit hard too.

With normality slowly returning, parents can finally help their grown-up kids make up for a lost time. Here are five of the best ways to make it happen.

Pay For A Break 

Late teens and recent graduates have missed out on vacations. They’ve also missed out on a host of social opportunities in their daily lives.

Paying for them to have a short break could be the perfect way to signal the start of a better chapter. You don’t have to fly them to Australia or Europe for a great time.

A few days away in another part of the US can be just as rewarding. If you can’t afford to do this, why not support them in finding a short-term volunteering scheme abroad? One way or another, a break from the norm will work well.

Throw A Party

Millions of students faced more difficult circumstances than ever before. Despite those unprecedented challenges, they may not have been able to celebrate.

Due to social distancing and other limitations. Throwing a party either at home or in a rented venue is the perfect way to restore a sense of normality and give them the memories they deserve.

With the help of party planners and graduation catering teams, you can throw a bash that’s just as good as what they missed. It also underlines your pride in their achievements through this time.

Buy A Car

If your son or daughter is yet to pass their driving test, booking lessons for them is advised. Once they are capable of driving, a car will open the door to a world of opportunities.

It is one of the best assets that can help them get back to enjoying a good social life. Better still, it enables them to do so while avoiding the threat of picking up the virus on public transport.

Again, if you can’t afford a vehicle for your child, there are alternative options. Putting them as a named driver on your car insurance quote is probably the most convenient.

Encourage Healthy Living 

A lack of social interactions may have harmed their social skills, especially with people their age. As such, any opportunity to help them rebuild their confidence should be grabbed with both hands.

Extra support with healthy eating and gaining regular exercise is very beneficial. When a teen or young adult is happy with their image, it will shine through.

Besides, a better physique and fitness level allow your son or daughter to live life to the fullest. Crucially, if they have lost their routine or become addicted to screen time, you should assist them here.

Whether you have a young teen or a young twenty-something, they’ve had it tough. With your support and guidance, though, they can get their life back on track.

Julie Higgins
Julie is a Staff Writer at She has been working in publishing houses before joining the editorial team at momooze. Julie's love and passion are topics around beauty, lifestyle, hair and nails.