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Tips for Bonding with Step-Children in Blended Families

Bonding with step-children is challenging for newly blended families, and Hollywood doesn't make it easier! Check out our tips to help ease the transition.

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An Open Letter to the Mother of My Step-Children

An Open Letter to the Mother of My Step-Children - click the picture to get to the blog post. Besides a few minor details, this is exactly how I feel... wish the other side could try to understand, for the sake of the boys. I pray and hope that one day it will be different!

Step Mother: One who does all the things that a Biological Mom does, yet gets rejected and degraded regardless of how great she is. She loves and care for anothers child with all she has while denying her own happiness. She invests her heart and soul into a child that she did not birth. She sustains mistreatment and unfairness, yet remains steadfast in her battle. She is portrayed as a monster, although she is a saint. She waits and hopes for the day that she will be...

Oh my there are far too many children running around like this. Its sickening that its actually encouraged in some homes.

This is why step parents can be a 'bonus'. More love, more help, more success. Parents & bonus parents should be a TEAM for their kids -children & adult children w/grandkids. #familymatters

I was blessed with great ones that made such an impact on who I am. Even if I dont see or talk to them as much as I would like, I am so incredibly happy to have known them and have them in my life. They will always hold a special love in my heart. ♡♡