- Tue, Sep 16, 2014
"Don't expect your new spouse to feel the same about your children as you do. It's a good fantasy, but stepparents won't care for your children to the same degree that you do. This is not to say that stepparents and stepchildren can't have close bonds; they can. But it won't be the same...Expect to have different opinions and to disagree on parenting decisions." (Ron Deal)
Many folks will think this is a harsh statement (I did when I first read it) ... and for many others, it just won't apply to their stepfamily ...
- Thu, Sep 4, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2014
Blended families are subject of feature program
launching on Christian radio nationwide
"How would you feel if your mom or dad—or both—were marrying someone new and your family suddenly got bigger with some weird, new people?"
Welcome to a modern blended family—with all its complexities and confusion. The fact is, today nearly every extended family is impacted by the reality of just such a blended family.
And in a new 1:00 feature beginning October 6, "FamilyLife Blended" with Ron Deal, seeks to help stepfamilies break the generational ...