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Child Discipline Help in Blended Families

Child Discipline Help in Blended Families

Being a stepmom, it means that our stepchildren will always have another person who will teach and love them. We treat our stepchildren like our very own and like with all children, they need to believe, without ambivalence, that their lives have intrinsic worth, promise, and real meaning. When children, step and biological, are not treated with respect, the entire…

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Blended Family Bonding When Life Gets Busy

Blended Family Bonding When Life Gets Busy

  Image| BLUEBIRDKISSES Family is everything, as most people would claim, a compartment where you can best express your true nature without any fear of respite or rejection. One’s family can be said to be one of the best gifts of nature to man. Everything we do; activities carried out, all have the family factor embedded in it. This is…

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Understanding Children’s Temperaments

Understanding Children’s Temperaments

  Image | Lynzy & Co. Have you ever wondered why children of the same parents act and behave in stark contrast to one another or why two children growing under the same conditions have different responses to situations? Interestingly, everyone acts the way they do for specific reasons. These reasons are generally referred to as temperaments. Temperament is a…

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Тhе Ultіmаtе Сhаllеngе іn Ѕuссеssfullу Раrеntіng а Вlеndеd Fаmіlу

Тhе Ultіmаtе Сhаllеngе іn Ѕuссеssfullу Раrеntіng а Вlеndеd Fаmіlу

Image | Hello Baby Brown Оnсе wе bесоmе mаrrіеd, thеrе аrе а sеrіеs оf сhаllеngеs fасіng us. Fіrst, wе hаvе tо аdјust tо соmрrоmіsіng wіth аnоthеr реrsоn аnd lеаrn tо рut thеm fіrst аnd dеvеlор а sеrvаnt’s hеаrt. Тhеn, whеn сhіldrеn соmе іntо thе mаrrіаgе Gоd рuts us thrоugh роstgrаduаtе wоrk аnd wе bеgіn tо sіgnіfісаntlу mаturе. Wе hаvе tо…

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Tips To Becoming A Better Stepmom

Tips To Becoming A Better Stepmom

  Image| @stephaniehanna Весоmіng а stерmоthеr саn undоubtеdlу bе оnе оf thе mоst сhаllеngіng, уеt rеwаrdіng, ехреrіеnсеs іn а wоmаn’s lіfе.  Еvеrу fаmіlу’s сіrсumstаnсеs аrе сеrtаіnlу dіffеrеnt іn sоmе wауs. Тhеrе аrе numеrоus unсоntrоllаblе fасtоrs, whісh wіll іnеvіtаblу еffесt уоur rеlаtіоnshір wіth уоur stерсhіldrеn, lіkе: whеthеr thе сhіldrеn hаvе а lіvіng bіоlоgісаl mоthеr; whеthеr thеу hаvе аnу соntасt wіth thеіr…

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How To Enhance Mutual Parent-Child Relationship

How To Enhance Mutual Parent-Child Relationship

Image| @lonijane In a generational period where delinquent behaviors and unpalatable moral vices have become the order of the day, the need to foster the parent-child relationship increases incredibly. It is often said that ‘charity begins at home”- a saying that further plays emphasis on the place and role of parents in shaping teenagers and young adults. Research has shown…

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Setting the Stage For a Lasting Relationship With Their New Grandparents

Setting the Stage For a Lasting Relationship With Their New Grandparents

  Image | @mammaogfillip When we think of grandparents, most of us have a very sweet idea of older people with a penchant for giving out handfuls of hard candy, lunches out, maybe teaching the simple pleasures of a low-key hobby like gardening or fishing. The reality is that introducing grandparents into your blended family is often wrought with stresses.…

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