Parents Tell Stepparents What They Really Think

Parents and stepparents from a blended family come together and express their true feelings about each other and the roles they play in their children’s lives.

Being a Dad is Being There Through It All

Shanna Anderson has been blessed to have a life filled with men who didn’t have to be there.

Blending a Family is About More Than Pronouns

Christine Benvenuto knows that “his, mine, and ours” doesn’t cover it. She checks her “mama privilege” and shares her story of blending a family.

A Father Leaves, and a Dad Steps In

Josh Magill and his brother don’t share the same biological father. But they share the perfect role model—the guy they both call “dad”.

On Making Amends and Finding Gratitude

There are many paths to gratitude. Matt Clapper’s led him through a series of amends, and he is the better for it.

Supporting My Real Family

Stepfather Kieron Casey wonders what it means to be a “real” father.