My Growth as a Step-Mom
Alimony. Child support. Family court. Custody issues. Shared holidays. Messy relationships. Boundaries. Division. Are you reaching for the antacid yet? Sorry. I’ll stop there. None of this is what I had in mind as I lovingly said, “I do” over 16 years ago. We came to know Christ individually after we were married. I am […]
Why Hasn’t Anyone Ever Told Us This Be...
by Glenda Lesher That question was my husband’s first reaction to the first FamilyLife Weekend to Remember we attended. As we sat through the speaking sessions, laughed at the common problems husbands and wives have, studied our workbook, and did our homework, our eyes had been opened to God’s wonderful and exact plan and purpose […]
10 Things to Know Before You Remarry
10 Things to Know Before You Remarry by Ron Deal Specializing in stepfamily therapy and education for over a decade has taught me one thing: Couples should be highly educated about remarriage and the process of becoming a stepfamily before they ever step down the aisle. Remarriage—particularly when children are involved—is much more challenging than […]