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The Smart Stepfamily: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family

The Smart Stepfamily: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family

by Gary Chapman and Ron L. Deal

Discover the Keys to a Healthy StepfamilyLeading stepfamily expert Ron L. Deal reveals the seven fundamental steps to blended family success and provides practical, realistic solutions to the issues you face as a stepfamily. Whether married or soon-to-be-married, you'll discover how to· Solve the everyday puzzles of stepparenting and stepchildren… Read more…

The Smart Stepfamily Participant's Guide: An 8-Session Guide to a Healthy Stepfamily

The Smart Stepfamily Participant's Guide: An 8-Session Guide to a Healthy Stepfamily

by Ron L. Deal

Practical Solutions to the Issues Stepfamilies FaceThe Smart Stepfamily Participant's Guide provides discussion questions to use before and after watching the DVD, space to take notes, and bonus reading material. Includes leader instructions and guidelines for facilitating effective groups.… Read more…

Daily Encouragement for the Smart Stepfamily

Daily Encouragement for the Smart Stepfamily

by Dianne Neal Matthews and Ron L. Deal

Daily Inspiration and Wisdom for Blended FamiliesGot a minute? Then you have time for a daily dose of encouragement and wisdom for your stepfamily journey. These 365 short and sweet thoughts will keep your family blending and bonding throughout the year. Topics include parenting and stepparenting, strengthening your marriage, grief in the stepfamily, bonding… Read more…

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The Smart Stepfamily: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family

by Ron L. Deal

Leading stepfamily expert Ron Deal offers a revised and expanded edition of his signature resource, which addresses key concerns and practical issues facing every stepfamily.… Read more…

Building Love Together in Blended Families: The 5 Love Languages and Becoming Stepfamily Smart

Building Love Together in Blended Families: The 5 Love Languages and Becoming Stepfamily Smart

by Gary Chapman and Ron L. Deal

Create a Loving and Safe Environment for Your Blended FamilyBlended families face unique challenges, and sadly, good intentions aren’t always enough. With so many complex relationships involved, all the normal rules for family life change, even how you apply something as simple as the five love languages. That’s why Gary Chapman, the best… Read more…

The Smart Stepdad: Steps to Help You Succeed

The Smart Stepdad: Steps to Help You Succeed

by Ron L. Deal

While resources abound for stepmothers, stepfathers are often left to travel a difficult road without clear directions. Ron Deal offers advice for men navigating the stepfamily minefield, including how to connect with stepchildren, being a godly role model, how to discipline, dealing with the biological dad, and keeping the bond strong with one's new spo… Read more…