Yes, you're part of a blended family.
So, what's the moral of that story?
For stepparents, biological parents, and children, Mother's Day and Father's Day seem to have tons of swirling emotions. Our panel of guests today react to the challenges that all members of a stefamily can feel on these special days.
How do you befriend a squirrel?
In your relationship conflict, who is the bad guy?
Ron, any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Often the voice of children in blended famililes is drowned by conflict and loss. Ron Deal talks with children of divorce, Ryan Guinee and David Bowden, to get perspective on their experiences and progress as adults with wives and children of their own.
That's right. Get in the trenches.
In your family, can you speak truth?
Here's one for you. Envy rots the bones.
Redemption. It's what God does.
Dr. Gary Chapman has spread the message of love languages to millions of people. In this episode, Dr. Chapman and Ron Deal discuss their new book, Building Love Together in Blended Families, and help couples navigate love languages in stepfamilies.
Have you ever experienced road rage?
Ron, it feels like we have a broken triangle.
Is your life story less-than-perfect?
Life is a field trip.
Combining families can create chaos as each person brings baggage. Who decides what goes and what stays? Author and speaker, Kathi Lipp, helps people de-clutter their homes. She and Ron Deal discuss how we all need to delete baggage from our lives.
Family meetings. It might be worth trying.
Love languages are not set in stone.
Daddy, aren't I your number one girl?