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6 Things No One Tells You About Adoption
Adoption and blended families are becoming better understood, embraced and demystified. It’s always important to know and understand and acknowledge the expectations, misconceptions and realities as a parent when adopting a little one. A list of significant factors always helps……..
Exploring Men’s Aversion to Adoption
When my daughter was newly home, one of my lady friends came over to visit. She is a much older lady in her 50s, with three grown daughters my age, but for some reason we have enjoyed an easy friendship over the years. She is like a mother and elder sister all rolled up into…
Your 6 step guide to step family success
The reason why so many people who are in step-families today get frustrated and give up is because none of them is taught how to deal with the complexities, challenges and frustrations of everyday step-family life. Men and women remarry or are in a relationship with a partner who has children from a previous relationship…
6 Blended family resolutions you must make!
Blended families do succeed with the right attitude and effort Blended families present unique rewards and challenges. To make it work, stress free, one needs to make some bold resolutions. Step parenting calls for patience, while cultural differences require deep understanding and appreciation between a couple. In a blended family situation learning is equally necessary.…