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3 Surprising Facts About Family Today January 27, 2015

Filed under: Blended And Step Families,Children And Divorce,Post Divorce Parenting — familyinnocence @ 11:22 pm

‘Get rid of the term” blended” families. What does that even mean? It creates an unrealistic expectation..’

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mary-t-kelly-ma/3-surprising-facts-about-_b_6543440.html?utm_hp_ref=divorce&ir=Divorce

Source: Mary T. Kelly, M.A.

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Second Marriage Can Be As Difficult As The First One September 2, 2014

‘I have observed a large number of second marriages fail. I have heard people going through second divorces say, “If I had only tried half as hard to make my first marriage work as I have to make this second marriage work, it could have survived.” ‘

http://www.alllaw.com/articles/family/divorce/article49.asp

Source: Honorable Anne Kass. Ann Kass

 

To Blend or Not to Blend: The Pros and Cons of a Blended Family June 29, 2014

Filed under: Blended And Step Families,Children And Divorce — familyinnocence @ 2:09 pm

‘Unfortunately, we don’t live on paper and the challenges of a blended family usually land us in the ditch of jealousy and resentment, tears and slamming doors. (Let’s not forget the phone calls from the ex explaining how she does things).’

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amy-lord/to-blend-or-not-to-blended-families_b_5527028.html?utm_hp_ref=divorce&ir=Divorce

Source: Amy Lord

 

11 Things Stepparents Aren’t Telling You May 9, 2014

Filed under: Blended And Step Families,Children And Divorce — familyinnocence @ 12:17 pm

The fashionable ‘blended’ family isn’t always easy

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/08/stepparents-secrets_n_5291006.html?utm_hp_ref=divorce&ir=Divorce

Source: Taryn Hillin

 

What Needs To Come First If Your Blended Family Is Going To Work April 25, 2014

Filed under: Blended And Step Families — familyinnocence @ 7:50 pm

I’m glad it’s working for them…but I sure wouldn’t want that level of chaos..

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/25/blended-family_n_5208370.html?utm_hp_ref=divorce&ir=Divorce

Source: Brittany Wong

 

Blending a Family: Even When It’s Easy, It’s Hard April 22, 2014

Filed under: Blended And Step Families — familyinnocence @ 2:52 pm

I don’t envy them…
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/valerie-deloach/blending-a-family-even-wh_b_5180393.html?utm_hp_ref=divorce&ir=Divorce

sOURCE: Valerie DeLoach

 

What This Stepmom Learned From Going To Counseling With Her Husband And His Ex April 18, 2014

Filed under: Blended And Step Families,Post Divorce Parenting,Relationships — familyinnocence @ 5:32 pm

Hmm…admirable ? or odd ?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/18/blended-family-_n_5168259.html?utm_hp_ref=divorce&ir=Divorce

Source: Brittany Wong