One of the things that ensures the successful combining of families is to acknowledge each family member’s individuality and what they bring to the family.
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For a child to thrive, especially in co-parenting situations, they need to have consistency in as many aspects of parenting as possible including discipline.
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Dr. Jann answers the question of whether it’s appropriate for your partner to get presents for his ex with his children from divorce.
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When a biological parent has been absent from their child’s life and wants back in often the only solution is therapy where everyone is involved.
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Drew Barrymore shares holidays with ex-husband Will Kopelman and two daughters. The celebrities are great examples of coParenting.
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Contrary to what I tell other coParents, my husband and I moved very quickly when we moved in together. The holidays taught me to keep the kids at the center.
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Successful family get-togethers are important for bonus families as they help people to bond and build shared experiences.
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Following a divorce with three children, coParent Kate Chapman searched high and low for assistance within the world of single parenting.
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Children need time to adjust to post divorce situations with new families. Taking time to earn a child’s trust will lessen any anxiety and any bad behavior.
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As coParents, we need to love our step-children as our own. In order to create a healthy blended family, all members need to be considered family.
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Tips to blending your family, and make it more smooth than chunky. We’ve found the recipe!
Thinking about blending your family? Dr. Jann Blackstone offers some good perspective on why blended families can be a bonus.
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