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It Took 'Tears, Disagreements, And Frustration' To Get Here

Posted 05.03.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Wendy And Arlando's Family

Posted 04.26.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Samara And Jeff's Family

Posted 04.19.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Susan And Peter's Family

Posted 04.12.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Amy And Eric's Family

Posted 04.05.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Mimi and Stu's Family

Posted 03.29.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Valerie And Brandon's Family

Posted 03.22.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Jen And Ryan's Family

Posted 03.15.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Nicole And Nick's Family

Posted 03.08.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Crissy And Jimmy's Family

Posted 03.01.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Karen And Shawn's Family

Posted 02.22.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

Blended Family Friday: Meet Elizabeth And Donald's Family!

Posted 02.20.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, every week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fam...

Introducing Blended Family Fridays!

Posted 02.20.2013 | Divorce

Here at HuffPost Divorce, we know that our readers are full of love for their blended families. Still, we also know that it can be tough to, well,...

PHOTOS: This Is What Stepfamilies Really Look Like

Posted 12.07.2012 | Divorce

What's the first thing you think of when you hear the words "blended family"? The Brady Bunch? Kris Kardashian, Bruce Jenner and their massive 10-kid ...

Will Britney's Fiance Jason Be A Good Step-Dad?

Posted 12.16.2011 | Divorce

Britney Spears is engaged to her former manager Jason Trawick, the couple confirmed Friday. Spears has two children from her previous marriage to ...

There's No "Half" In "Family"

Eric Payne | Posted 01.30.2012 | Black Voices
Eric Payne

I recently happened upon some paperwork from my son's high school. Seeing my blended family in black and white letters threw me for a loop. The descriptions of us were clinical, anesthetized, devoid of love.

How To Avoid Blended Family Blow-Ups

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 10.03.2011 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

Do you remember The Brady Bunch? Mike Brady marries Carol Martin; they each bring into this second marriage three children (three boys, three girls), ...

Parenting Post Divorce: Family Mash-Ups That Work

nytimes.com | Penelope Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

The old, Brady Bunch stepfamily model -- the so-called "blended family" -- has long been out of favor. Indeed, the term is almost universally loathed ...

When And Why You Shouldn't Put The Kids First

Wednesday Martin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wednesday Martin

Shunting the husband/wife relationship to the back burner whenever the stepchildren are around is, it turns out, a recipe for marital and step-family disaster.