Blended Families

Blended Family Strengths and Reasons to Celebrate!

September 16 is National Step Family day. It’s a time for celebrating blended family homes. Of course, everyone knows that having a blended family is not ideal. Ten years ago–when I was first married–I never imagined that today, our family would be blended. I believed that marriage was, “For better or for worse. Until death …

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Blended Family Strengths: How to Grow Your Bond by Finding the Good

Do you know your blended family strengths? Blended families have unique challenges. But did you also know they have strengths? First, the discouraging news. If you live in a blended family home, then the odds are stacked against you. According to The Bonded Family website, “70%+ of remarriages involving children end in dissolution within 5 …

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Blended Family Quotes: Inspirational Sayings for Blended Families

Did you know, “Over 65% of Americans are now a stepparent, a stepchild, a stepsibling, step-grandparent, or touched directly by a stepfamily scenario?” Since so many families are blended, why is there so little written specifically for blended family homes? The lack of blended family resources is exactly why we compiled this list of Inspirational …

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God Loves Blended Families: Wisdom for Blended Family Homes

God loves blended family homes! It’s true. However, this is one of those pieces of wisdom that many blended families know in their heads but not in their hearts. Here’s why affirming that God loves blended families is so important. A few months ago, I was asked to speak on blended families at Southern California …

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