Jerry Sittser talks about the years after the accident when he focused on raising his children as a single dad.
What to do when remarriage destabilizes a child’s world.
The difficulty of seeking the respect and acceptance of a stepchild.
The first two years of stepparent-stepchild relationships tend to be tense and stressful for everyone.
Stepparents must develop a secure bond with their stepchildren.
A delicate balancing act for blended families.
Remember Hebrews 12:2 as you look forward to a future payoff for your parenting efforts.
Problems arise when a biological parent continually tries to guide, guard, and direct the stepparent’s every step.
Divorced parents who fight with each other are trampling on their most prized possession—their children who have to live in both homes
Finding an effective stepparent role is a challenge.
Improving your relationship is a challenge, so be intentional.
Sarah and Michelle alike found themselves jealous of their stepchildren.
Dating again has its pluses and minuses. When do you know to take caution?
Are you ready to date again?
Dating is hard, and dating again after divorce or loss can be even more complex.
It hurts to watch a child suffer rejection from an uninvolved parent. Or from an inconsistent parent who promises time together and repeatedly breaks the promise.
Learning to put away childishness when dealing with a previous spouse.
Though stepfamilies may look like traditional nuclear families on the outside, the dynamics on the inside are very different.
What should you consider before getting remarried?
Parenting is difficult enough when it's your own kids, but throw someone else's into the mix and you may have problems.
We vowed to love our spouse forever, but the marriage ended in divorce.
Marriage and family therapist Ron Deal will tell you how to blend a stepfamily so that it comes out just right!
Blending two families in remarriage can be a daunting task.
The spiritual struggle of many Christian stepfamily adults.
Suggestions from experienced stepfathers on conquering Stepdad Mountain.
You must understand the challenges of stepfamily living in order to make an informed choice about remarriage.
Single parents can find wise counsel from Jill Rigby, mother of adult twin sons, on such topics as fear and bitterness, what things to be mindful of, and how to deal with a former spouse who is a bad influence on the kids.
Ginger Kolbaba offers a refreshing perspective on the adjustments of remarriage.
Ginger Kolbaba encourages those considering remarriage to find out if they're ready for the challenges of a blended family.
Terri Clark looks back and recalls the special challenges of blending two households.
Stepmom Terri Clark tells stepparents how to build their home on a foundation of faith.