Blended families face unique challenges that bring out a wide variety of emotions in you and your children, especially when you are beginning to blend. Feeling anxiety over blending your family is common, not only for you but also for your children. That anxiety and sadness can linger and interfere with their daily lives. The […]
dysfunctional blended family! Blending our families is an adventure. And any great adventure is equal parts fantastic and scary! When the honeymoon phase of remarriage and co-parenting wears off, you’re left wondering what to do with the sudden dysfunction. Or, maybe you skipped the honeymoon phase altogether and went straight to dysfunction; which has left […]
I never anticipated hearing the words “I want a divorce,” only nine months after I had said my “I do’s” in my first marriage. Words have a powerful way of permeating your mind with a direct connection to your heart; our words and thoughts are the faucets where the mind and heart sync up. The sting of divorce is powerful yet never overrides the power and redemption of Jesus, and with Him, all things are possible, even in remarriage.
Over the years, step family resources ministry and biblically-based resources for stepfamilies have been few and far in between. The need is tremendous, and our society is growing in what now seems like the new traditional family, blended families. As a ministry, it is our mission to break the cycle of divorce, equip marriages, and […]