Stuck between your hopes as a stepmom—and your reality? Author Cheryl Shumake gets it. If you’re wanting to be wanted, she knows it’s a battle you can win.
Cheryl is a certified Master Life Coach, Stepfamily Educator, and founder and director of Stepmom Sanity, a Christ-centered, sister circle of support providing hope and help for women on their stepmom journey. She is the author of 4 books, including Waiting to Be Wanted: A Stepmom’s Guide to Loving Before Being Loved and its companion workbook.
Ron L. Deal is one of the most widely read and viewed experts on blended families in the country. He is Director of FamilyLife Blended® for FamilyLife®, founder of Smart Stepfamilies™, and the author and Consulting Editor of the Smart Stepfamily Series of books including the bestselling Building Love Together in Blended Families: The 5 Love Languages® and Becoming Stepfamily Smart (with Dr. Gary Chapman), The Smart Stepfamily: 7 Steps to a Healthy Family, and Preparing to Blend. Ron is a licensed marriage and family therapist, popular conference speaker, and host of the FamilyLife Blended podcast. He and his wife, Nan, have three sons and live in Little Rock, Arkansas. Learn more at FamilyLife.com/blended.