My mom was a great lady who would end up losing her battle to cancer prior to her 52nd birthday. She was the mother of three boys, but she also raised and guided hundreds of kids over the years.
The millennial generation is in quite a unique position. On one hand, we have had college and student loans impressed on us since an early age.
When I was 23 I paid every bill on my own. I am just glad I had the financial stability and independence to cope with the loss of a parent.