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Combating the M.E. in Marriage.

As a starry-eyed young woman, I was well aware of the difficulties marriage presented because of the high divorce rate. But I also knew I’d be different. Once I met…

Learning How to Love My Stepsons

If I’m being totally honest, there were times in my early years as a stepmom that I didn’t even like my stepsons, much less love them. To me they seemed…

National Stepfamily Day

Did you know that Tuesday, September 16th is National Stepfamily Day? In honor of National Stepfamily Day, we are pleased to share this new video from FamilyLife Blended with you. If…

Peaceable Living

During those early years as a mother of four, I found that just managing the daily parenting and basic household routines required discipline and strength that went beyond my natural…

A Passion for Helping Women who are Hurting

“Please remove my name from your mailing list,” the woman’s email requested. “I am no longer a stepmom.” My heart sunk as I finished her note. Divorce. Again. She became…

Holiday Tips for Blended Families

“I feel badly for my kids and stepkids during the holidays,” Amber, a stepmom explained. “They are shuffled between homes, unfamiliar traditions and stepfamily members. I can tell it’s stressful…

Letting Go of the Dream

“I’m so glad I attended your workshop,” stepmom Marissa shared with me. “The main thing I took away from the event was that I need to stop focusing on my…

“Honey, I Have a Nail In My Head!”

You know how a good talk with a girlfriend is like a bottle of Prozac on a sunny day when all you have to do is make it to your…

Sometimes the Answer is to Politely Resign

“Sometimes I feel like my stepchildren take advantage of me,” Melinda, a stepmother of three years stated. “I clean and cook for them, and try to help them keep their…

It Really Isn’t About the Nail

The video above has been viewed nearly three million times on YouTube in just a few short weeks. I think the reason is that everyone can see themselves in it….

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