No one thought it was going to be easy. Blending two families was bound to be challenging, but was it meant to be this challenging?
It definitely takes time, commitment and energy to make a blended family work. Parents usually enter the union with great joy and anticipation. Their kids may enter the union with anxiety, uncertainty and sometimes even dread.
10 – 17 year olds may have more difficulty adjusting to new family members than young children. Remember that teenagers may be processing their parent’s previous separation and facing challenges outside of the home, at school or work. Continue Reading >>