Tag, You’re It!

with Ron Deal | June 12, 2020

We had three children, ages five and under and she was exhausted. Sometimes you step away from parenting because you need a well-deserved break. But other times, business travel, caring for an aging parent, or even military deployment takes us away from home and one parent is left to manage things. Now, if that's a stepparent make sure the biological parent reminds the kids before they leave that the stepparent is in charge while they are gone. And, stepparents make sure you do something fun.

We had three children, ages five and under and she was exhausted. Sometimes you step away from parenting because you need a well-deserved break. But other times, business travel, caring for an aging parent, or even military deployment takes us away from home and one parent is left to manage things. Now, if that's a stepparent make sure the biological parent reminds the kids before they leave that the stepparent is in charge while they are gone. And, stepparents make sure you do something fun.

Tag, You’re It!

With Ron Deal
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June 12, 2020
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Ron: I’ll never forget it. The first time I came home from work and my wife said, “Tag, you’re it.”

Announcer: For FamilyLife Blended®, here’s Ron Deal.

Ron: You see, we had three children, ages five and under and she was exhausted from being with them all day. Well, sometimes you step away from parenting because you need a well-deserved break. But other times, business travel, caring for an aging parent, or even military deployment takes us away from the home and one parent is left to manage things.

Now, if that’s a stepparent make sure the biological parent reminds the kids before they leave that the stepparent is in charge while they are gone. And second, stepparents make sure you do something fun while the parent’s away. Hey, “Tag, you’re it,” can also be about having a blast. For FamilyLife Blended, I’m Ron Deal.

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In this 60 second short feature, Ron Deal delivers a daily word of encouragement for those in stepfamilies and those who know them—which is a whole lot of us today. A relevant, real-world outlook with a biblical perspective.

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