Tag Archives: Blended Family

Children in Blended Families: What We Want Our Step-Parents to Know

When dealing with children in step-families, it is important to remember that blended families are always created after a loss. The child has experienced either a divorce or death of a parent. Even in cases when a parent was not previously married, the assumption is the child will welcome the new spouse with the same […]

The War of the Wives: Is it Time to Disarm?

 No relationship is more maligned in our culture than that of first wives and second wives. While we make fun of mother-in-laws, many admit to having wonderful fulfilling relationships with their M-I-L. Not so with the “Ex” and the “Next”. Judged as guilty before even tried, these women are pitted against each other by circumstance. […]