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Identifying Strengths in Misbehaviour

2018-07-23T11:50:28+00:00By Connected Families|Categories: Parenting, Videos|Tags: advice, child, connected families, frustrated, misbehaviour, parenting, strengths|

Our children's best qualities are often represented as misbehaviour based on the child's developmental stage.  Lynne discusses how we can identify strengths through misbehaviour and use them well. Find more parenting resources. . . Parenting [...]

Second Half Stepfamilies

2017-02-03T11:17:29+00:00By Ron Deal|Categories: Marriage|Tags: adjust, advice, Blended, blended family, children, connection, divorce, ex, ex-husband, ex-wife, family, father, marriage, mother, priorities, protect, remarriage, ron deal, step, step-family, stepfamily|

Most people are very surprised to learn that adult stepfamilies (those that are formed in the second-half of life and include adult stepchildren) have just as many transitions as stepfamilies with younger children. Some of the [...]

How To Cook a Stepfamily: Part Three

2017-02-03T11:17:30+00:00By Ron Deal|Categories: Step Family Parenting|Tags: adjust, advice, Blended, blended family, children, connection, divorce, ex, ex-husband, ex-wife, family, father, marriage, mother, priorities, protect, remarriage, ron deal, step, step-family, stepfamily|

Previously, we looked at 5 different stepfamily parenting styles and introduced the crockpot method.  Today we finish off the series with some practical ideas for family activities that can help with stepfamily integration. [...]

How To Cook a Stepfamily: Part Two

2017-02-03T11:17:30+00:00By Ron Deal|Categories: Step Family Parenting|Tags: adjust, advice, Blended, blended family, children, connection, divorce, ex, ex-husband, ex-wife, family, father, marriage, mother, priorities, protect, remarriage, ron deal, step, step-family, stepfamily|

Whether we realize it or not, stepfamilies likely assume a specific integration style. By that, I mean a set of assumptions about how a stepfamily 'ought' to come together. I like to use cooking as [...]