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The 5 Best Things About Being A Stepparent

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.25.2014 | Divorce

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

What Blending A Family Has Taught This School Psychologist

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.18.2014 | Divorce

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

What These Kids Say They Like Best About Blended Family Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.11.2014 | Divorce

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

This Stepkid Has Some Great Advice On Finding Your Place In A Blended Family

Posted 07.04.2014 | Divorce

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

Blending Our Families Is 'Truly The Best Decision We've Ever Made'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.27.2014 | Divorce

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

Why Being Part Of A Blended Family Is 'The Best Of Both Worlds'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.20.2014 | Divorce

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

'Love Really Is The Only Thing That Makes A Family A Family'

Posted 06.13.2014 | Divorce

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

What We've Learned In 20 Years Of Blended Family Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.06.2014 | Divorce

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

What Many Single Parents Do That This Couple Didn't

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.30.2014 | Divorce

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

These Parents Have Great Advice For Struggling Blended Families

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.16.2014 | Divorce

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

DIY Ideas for Incorporating Children into Second Weddings

Rachel Sherman | Posted 07.13.2014 | 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.

The Truth About Being In A Blended Family

Posted 05.09.2014 | Divorce

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

The Tough-Love Ultimatum This Couple Gave Their Kids

Posted 05.02.2014 | Divorce

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

What Needs To Come First If Your Blended Family Is Going To Work

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.25.2014 | Divorce

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

Why I Went To Counseling With My Husband And His Ex-Wife

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.18.2014 | Divorce

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

These Moms Have Great Advice On Keeping The Peace In A Blended Family

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.10.2014 | Divorce

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

One Stepkid's Honest Advice On Finding Your Place In A Blended Family

Posted 04.04.2014 | Divorce

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

The Sweet Thing This Dad Does That 'Melts Away Stress' In His Blended Family

Posted 03.28.2014 | Divorce

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

6 Ways To Beat Stress In A Blended Family

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.25.2014 | 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...

How This Blended Family Has Kept It Together For 23 Years

Posted 03.14.2014 | Divorce

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

How to Raise Your New Blended Family as a Friendly Acquisition and Not A Hostile Merger

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 05.10.2014 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

The challenges of blending two families are complex, and require a significant investment of time, patience and compromise. Not unlike baking a soufflé, the process cannot be rushed, or it will fall flat and be completely undesirable.

How Being A Stepkid Made Me A Better Stepmom

Posted 03.07.2014 | Divorce

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

'I Never Imagined I'd Be Friends With My Ex-Husband's Wife's Ex-Husband's Wife!'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.28.2014 | Divorce

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

Forming a Family, Step by Step

Jennifer Glass | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

Throughout my life, having a solid stepladder has steadied me and helped me to reach higher. At first I might have tread lightly, but now my footing is firm. I just take it one step at a time.

Why Raising A Blended Family Is The 'Toughest' And 'Greatest' Journey

Posted 03.28.2014 | Divorce

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