When conflict divides, be a bridge.
Watch out! It's a trap!
When the road gets long, just keep going.
So, are we family or are we not?
When I say the word parent, what comes to mind?
Can you imagine being caught behind enemy lines?
Empathy can bless your home.
Sometimes, loss is hidden just below the surface.
In today's complex families, grandparents are confused.
Stepparenting is a marathon, not a sprint. And getting to the finish line with strong relatiomships requires a lot of grace, personal strength, and wisdom. Listen to Ron Deal talk with Jere and Laurie Short on this important topic.
Little things can create big changes in blended family homes. Jed and Jenny Jurchenko share with Ron Deal how they created positive change in their home by taking small, positive steps to grow their most important relationships.
We could spend 1/3 of our lives without a paycheck as we live longer now, which makes saving for later-life so important. Ron Deal talks with Greg Pettys about how to prepare for retirement while being mindful of your blended family dynamics.
How do you know if you're ready to be a stepdad? Ron Deal talks with Bob Lepine and Dennis Rainey and gives insight into this important role. He encourages men to step out in faith and rely on God's wisdom for a role that can be daunting, but rewarding.
Marriage gets complicated when couples must manage a stepfamily maze with multiple lives aroud them. Ron Deal talks with Dave & Ann Wilson about how to navigate those struggles by sharing life with other stepfamilies and leaning on God for help.