Talking Blended: What Do I Call You?

with Ron Deal | November 27, 2019

When you marry into a family you have to figure out what to call extended family members. Sometimes you call your mother-in-law Mom, and sometimes you don't. Well, the same is true for blended families. The trick is figuring it out together. Ask things like, "How would you like to be introduced in public or with friends?" And, "At home, what term is most comfortable for you?" These questions will help you honor one another's preferences which ultimately makes you feel more like family.

When you marry into a family you have to figure out what to call extended family members. Sometimes you call your mother-in-law Mom, and sometimes you don't. Well, the same is true for blended families. The trick is figuring it out together. Ask things like, "How would you like to be introduced in public or with friends?" And, "At home, what term is most comfortable for you?" These questions will help you honor one another's preferences which ultimately makes you feel more like family.

Talking Blended: What Do I Call You?

With Ron Deal
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November 26, 2019
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FamilyLife Blended® Minute

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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