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Seven Tips for Stepfamily Success

Seven Tips for Stepfamily Success

  • Remarried couples need a strong foundation of trust and communication in order to buffer the challenges that arise from stepfamily life, and with the understanding that marriage satisfaction determines stepfamily stability,
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Canberra Psychologist

What's blood got to do with it?

Why does some matching DNA necessitate having a relationship with someone? Is that really the best reason we can come up with to spend holidays and events with a particular group of people? 723 more words

Step Parenting Misconceptions

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to step parents. One being ‘The step parent is going to try and take the other parents place.’ That is not always the case. 515 more words

How to succeed as a step-family


  • The pitfalls are many and the risk of another divorce is high. But step parents who can navigate the high-stress first year are on their way to a stable new family.
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Canberra Psychologist

In admiration of Dads

It has been a while since I posted. Three of my oldest children are now gainfully employed, but not yet driving… which keeps Momma’s Taxi Service in constant swing. 803 more words

Co-Parenting: How to Live Your Best Life

Raise your hand if due to experience or witnessing, co-parenting has left a BAD taste in your mouth.

What if I told you that you could actually enjoy co-parenting? 1,890 more words


Blended Families: 6 Things to Consider

I never quite understood what a blended family really was until I watched the movie Blended with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. I cried and laughed and thoroughly enjoyed it because that was me. 374 more words