Shannon Simmons

Shannon Simmons is a stepdaughter, a stepmom and mom to five children. She is the Ministry Strategist for FamilyLife Blended®, supporting Ron L. Deal while gaining wise counsel at the same time!

She has been married to Roosevelt for over 20 years and they are still learning how to navigate through the ‘stepfamily forest’ with five children ranging in age from 12 to 21.

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The holidays can be a challenge for blended families. Ron Deal moderates a panel discussing the complexity of holidays with stepfamilies. View Show Notes →
Hear how three moms, Tracy Lane, Gina Flood, and Shannon Simmons, who come from different backgrounds came to different decisions for educating each of their children. View Show Notes →
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. View Show Notes →
It's that time of year again when you not only need to plan for the holidays but need to prepare for co-parenting issues that inevitably arise. Ron Deal and guests share their wisdom and blunders of navigating holidays through the years. View Show Notes →
As a pastor's wife with five kids and a job outside the home, Shannon Simmons knows how difficult it is to be a working mom. She gives biblical perspective on the challenges working moms face. View Show Notes →
How does it feel when one of your divorced parents remarries? Shannon Simmons and Lauren Reitsema share the stories of their blended family experiences. View Show Notes →