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5 Lessons Learned From Blending A Family With Special Needs

Quenby Schuyler | Posted 01.13.2016 | Divorce
Quenby Schuyler

It has been three years, we live together, and now we have a child of our own. Our brood has grown to four ranging from teen to teether. Despite my idealistic presumptions, it has been anything but easy to blend. Here are five lessons the process of blending a family with special needs has taught me, and we are all better because of it.

The Man That Came After

Michelle E. Steinke | Posted 01.11.2016 | Women
Michelle E. Steinke

You were not in the plan. My story did not write the way I penned it. I penned happily ever after. I penned the fairytale ending with the same man I...

10 Words That Describe Life In A Blended Family

Posted 08.19.2013 | Divorce

What's it really like to be part of a blended family? On Sunday night, we challenged our readers to sum up the experience in only one word. Their ...

A Story of Second Chances

Nancy Sharp | Posted 04.22.2013 | Denver
Nancy Sharp

Nothing could steer me off course during my inaugural year in Denver. So when I read about the widowed news anchor who was selected as a 5280 Magazine's "Most Eligible Single" in February of 2007, it was only fitting that I should reach out.

Don't Get Along With Your New Mother-In-Law? Read This

Summer McLane | Posted 01.03.2013 | Weddings
Summer McLane

What you didn't realize is that along with that gorgeous man and ring comes his mother...your future mother-in-law. Sounds cool, right? WRONG! Your future mother-in-law is not the one who keeps her distance and asks, "How high?" when you say, "Jump". She's the one that movies are made of.

Would You Introduce Your Ex to Your New Love?

Karen Buscemi | Posted 06.08.2011 | Divorce
Karen Buscemi

It was a beautiful summer day, so when Frank and I stopped at a downtown restaurant for a quick bite...