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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 03.10.2014 | 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 02.27.2014 | 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. ...

This Blended Family Can Teach Us A Lot About Compromise

Posted 02.18.2014 | 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. ...

Why This Dad Is Proud Of His Modern-Day Brady Brunch

Posted 02.07.2014 | 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. ...

Why Stepparenting Is A 'Thankless Job' With The 'Greatest Rewards'

Posted 01.31.2014 | 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 Moment I Knew My Blended Family Had Come Together

Posted 01.24.2014 | 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. ...

'No One Benefits From Staying In A Bad Marriage Just For The Kids'

Posted 01.25.2014 | 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. ...

How My Stepdaughters Toppled My Great Big Daddy Ego

Doug Zeigler | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Doug Zeigler

To me, raising sons was easy. I'm a man, and I used to be a boy. I can relate. Girls, though... Not a clue.

Why This Blended Family Doesn't Aim For Perfection

Posted 01.25.2014 | 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. ...

Blended Families -- We Can Get Through Anything Together

Valerie DeLoach | Posted 03.09.2014 | Divorce
Valerie DeLoach

I was happily humming and doing what I love to do best (cooking) when one of the girls came in the kitchen crying... and all hell broke loose.

How Tragic Events Brought These Exes And Their New Spouses Closer Together

Posted 01.23.2014 | 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...

7 Important Lessons About Blended Family Life, From Parents Who've Been There

Posted 01.23.2014 | 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...

This Blended Family Can Teach Us A Lot About Love

Posted 12.20.2013 | 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...

10 Tips For Navigating The Holidays As A Blended Family

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 02.18.2014 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

The Holiday season doesn't have to be a time of stress overload for stepfamilies.

A Stepmom Learns From Nelson Mandela

Barbara Goldberg | Posted 02.12.2014 | Divorce
Barbara Goldberg

I am not a historian or politician. From a distant view, there appears to be a few lessons that we may be able to apply to our own lives. Here are a few lessons about leadership that may give us cause to consider.

How This Dad Made Sure His Boys Felt 'Genuine Joy' After The Divorce

Posted 12.13.2013 | 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...