Children need healthy relationships with both parents after divorce, which requires good co-parenting. Listen to Ron Deal talk with Dr. Mary Jeppsen about how to minimize conflict and maximize cooperation in order to co-parent well with a former spouse.
Remarriage after widowhood creates unique struggles. Listen to Ryan and Jess Ronne, parents and stepparents to 8, share with Ron Deal about how insecurities can create conflict in a new marriage after widowhood and how to overcome those struggles.
Military personnel marry, divorce, and remarry more frequently than civilians do. Todd Gangl talks with Ron Deal about the added stressors military stepfamilies experience and how you can create a culture that gives everyone the opportunity to bond.
We can't help but live in a social culture. But we can do something about how that culture impacts our children in blended family homes. Listen in while Ron Deal talks with pediatrician Dr. Meg Meeker on this important issue.
Our world expects moms and stepmoms to be against each other. But it doesn't have to be that way. In this episode, Ron Deal speaks with Jessical Patterson, a licensed counselor and mom and stepmom about how to mitigate the battle of the moms.
As a teacher, school administrator, or parent/stepparent, what can you do to make school-home relationships thrive? Ron Deal conducts a panel discussion with a school prinicpal, counselor, and teacher, along with Gayla Grace, on this important subject.
After her parent's divorce, Melody Fabien was hearing one thing about relationships from her mom, and something very different from her dad who had recently come to Christ. She tells her story to Ron Deal from the FamilyLife Blended® Podcast.
Co-parenting and dealing with a difficult former spouse can be stressful. Jay and Tammy Daughtry talk with Ron Deal about how healthy co-parenting truly works. They share how they have navigated this area and how you can do the same.
Andy and Heather Hetchler were surprised by how hard it was to bring their families together when one former spouse was an MIA parent. Hear their conversation with Ron Deal about their experience and how they began sharing what they learned with others.
Often the voice of children in blended famililes is drowned by conflict and loss. Ron Deal talks with children of divorce, Ryan Guinee and David Bowden, to get perspective on their experiences and progress as adults with wives and children of their own.