When the world is telling you to blame your ex-spouse and embrace bitterness, you can work on turning your thoughts toward a peaceful working relationship.
Multiple Home Realities
Co-Parenting Doesn’t Have to Be Ugly
Extending Love and Grace to Outsiders in Blended Families
God showed His love for us by bringing the outsider in, and that’s how Christians should love the “extended” members of stepfamilies.
Divorced Parents Can Co-Parent Peacefully
Divorced parents should constantly evaluate themselves and ask if their behavior is helping or hurting their children.
Dealing With a Destructive Ex-Spouse
One of the most menacing dynamics attacking the health of a stepfamily is a destructive parent in the other home.
Setting Boundaries for a Meddling Ex-Spouse
When you have a new marriage and blended family, it’s important to build a respectful working relationship with your ex.
Be prepared to face loss as you celebrate the holidays.
Autism and the Blended Family
Your special needs stepfamily can find peace and stability with time and the right tools and perspective.
Stepfather, What Do Your Kids Need?
You cannot afford to be a vanishing father to your biological children.
Stepmom to Stepmom
Sharing experiences of Mother’s Day.
Dreading that Six-Week Summer Visitation
It’s common for stepfamily kids to spend weeks at a nonresidential parent’s home during the summer. Here are some tips for managing the challenges.
13 Tips for Divorced Parents
When you and your ex-spouse fight, it’s your children who suffer.
Telling Secrets in the Other Home
How do you deal with a child who is sharing private information with an ex?
After a divorce, part-time parenting is challenging. Take the risk of acting like a parent and perhaps your children will respect you as one.
When Your Children’s Other Home Is Leading Them Away From Christ
Children who have one parent not living a Christian life will need “spiritual inoculations” to help deal with an environment that’s hostile to their faith.
Holiday Power Plays
How stepfamilies can curb conflict and tension during the Christmas season.
9 Ways to Help Children Adjust to Two Homes
If they work together, divorced parents can help their children adjust to differences between homes.
The Loyalty Tug of War
Stepchildren often feel caught between their biological parents.
Helping Stepchildren Cope with Dual Citizenship
Divorced parents who fight with each other are trampling on their most prized possession—their children who have to live in both homes
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.
The Perplexes of the Exes
Learning to put away childishness when dealing with a previous spouse.