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Unblending

This has truly been a bizarre summer. At the beginning of the summer, things were going really¬†well. For the first time, we were starting to feel like a “real family.” All of the kids seemed to have adjusted to me … Continue reading

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The Brady Bunch, no, the real one this time

When you travel places with three daughters and three sons and when it often surfaces that you are a blended family, you’d be surprised how often you hear the phrase, “oh, just like the Brady Bunch!” That is a great … Continue reading

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Who’s in my family?

Life in a blended family has a number of ups and downs. And I think the thing I have found most surprising is that progress is not always in one direction. In fact, any given day we are likely to … Continue reading

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When the going gets tough, the tough sometimes burst into tears

There are so many parts of blending a family that are challenging. I suppose among those are the worries that are somewhere along the lines of “what if his kids don’t like me?” Little did I know that those would … Continue reading

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