Blending family Christmas traditions is very challenging. Bob and Vicki Maday’s respective daughters describe the uncomfortable but inevitable tension that exists in a new blended family’s Christmas traditions.
Stepfamilies and Holidays
It’s challenging enough trying to blend two families in a remarriage, but blending family traditions surrounding Christmas takes the “blender” to a higher speed. Bob and Vicki Maday and their respective daughters, Katie and Jonell, talk frankly about the uncomfortable and inevitable tension that exists in the early years of a new blended family’s Christmas traditions.
Relational Tension Increases at Christmas
Blending Your Family Traditions
Bob and Vicki Maday each had adult children when they got married. Bob and Vicki’s adult daughters share the complicated emotions they had to wade through when their parents married and created a new blended family.