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Tips for Stepfamilies

DIY Ideas for Incorporating Children into Second Weddings

Rachel Sherman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Weddings
Rachel Sherman

A second marriage is different. It starts with a second wedding. This wedding is also different. First of all, you are an old hat. Second of all, much of the weight is (hopefully) lifted.

5 Mistakes Stepfamilies Make

Deborah Gaines | Posted 04.22.2012 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

There's something hilarious about the phrase "blended family." As though you can throw two sets of hostile people in the blender and serve them poolside with fruit kebabs and little paper umbrellas.

Tips For A Future Stepdad Who Doesn't Know A Lot About Girls Yet

Jennifer Mattern | Posted 10.05.2011 | Parents

By Jennifer Mattern When it comes to love, I've always believed if it's right, it's right, and that I'd know it. But a good checklist never hurts, ...

The Holidays: How Stepfamilies Can Be Happier

Wednesday Martin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wednesday Martin

Stepfamilies often experience extraordinary stress as the holidays--with their pressure cooker of "family" expectations--get underway. So, let go of the Three Big Myths of Stepfamily life.