Retreating from family life can be a good opportunity to recommit.
Cultivate a relationship of respect with your stepkids.
Joining a family can be awkward: Are you supposed to act like a father? Should you discipline the kids?
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.
Shanna Anderson has been blessed to have a life filled with men who didn’t have to be there.
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.
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”.
There are many paths to gratitude. Matt Clapper’s led him through a series of amends, and he is the better for it.
Stepfather Kieron Casey wonders what it means to be a “real” father.