“Yes, turn up the volume! The voice you hear is the voice of reason…” Dr. Jann answers a reader’s question about a new partner accepting her situation. (2 min 33 sec read)
Jealousy, on both the parts of the ex-spouse and the new spouse, is one of the most difficult problems to overcome, Dr. Jann explains.
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Co-parenting isn’t easy with a new stepparent. There are great benefits to establishing a relationship with this new parental figure in your kids’ lives.
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Setting boundaries between stepparents and coparents is vital in any blended family dynamic. We have formulated a guide to help you through this process.
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A common co-parenting dilemma: what should your kids call their stepmom or stepdad? Dr. Jann Blackstone gives some insight.
(2 min 46 sec read)
There are many challenges for blended families: sibling rivalries, differences in co-parenting styles, and how to give everyone the attention they deserve.
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Insecurities aside for a moment, at the root of the new two dad scenario (Bio Dad and Bonus Dad) is the potential for friction. Find ways to communicate.
(2 min 26 sec read)
Children’s books author Colleen LeMaire writes stories for children of divorce. coParents read the books to their children to help them. (2 min read)
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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Tips to blending your family, and make it more smooth than chunky. We’ve found the recipe!