Blended Family Quotes #2

Blended Family Quotes #2 “It’s important for wives and ex-wives to realize that you don’t have to be the arch rival or the best friend with the each other. There is a middle ground and often times, that’s the safest position to be in.” ~ Kela Price “One of the most beneficial results of self-care is an increased ability to love others which allows us to care for ourselves more gently and completely.” ~ Sue Patton Thoele, author of The Courage to be a Stepmom “Step parenting is like Read more [...]

Blended Family Quotes #4

"I now realize that lives fall apart when they need to be rebuilt. Lives fall apart when the foundation upon which they were built needs to be relaid. Lives fall apart, not because God is punishing us for what we have or have not done. Lives fall apart because they need to. They need to because they weren’t built the right way in the first place." - Iyanla Vanzant "Peace from Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You're Going Through" - Iyanla Vanzant "Everybody knows the pressure of a first Read more [...]

Blended Family Quotes #3

Blended Family Quotes #3 “Two myths must be shattered: that of the evil stepparent . . . and the myth of instant love, which places unrealistic demands on a...ll members of the blended family. . . . Between the two opposing myths lies reality. The recognition of reality is, I believe, the most important step toward the building of a successful second family.” - Claire Berman “You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.” Read more [...]

Blended Family Quotes #1

Blended Family Quotes #1 “What you call yourselves and how people refer to you as a family greatly impacts your children, who are constantly trying to figure out where and how they fit into your modern family.” ~ Kela Price “Divorce is war and unfortunately, some parents live in constant entanglements with their ex-spouses and they shift aside the issues that post-divorce can leave on the shoulders of their children.” ~ Diane Greene “I tried to make my husband make his daughter like me. Read more [...]