When Your Parent Remarries Late In Life: Making Peace With Your Adult Stepfamily

When Your Parent Remarries Late In Life: Making Peace With Your Adult Stepfamily

by Terri Smith, James p Harper, James P. Harper
     
 
Dealing with stepparents isn't just a kid's problem anymore. With more and more older parents remarrying, you could be one of the many adults having to deal with the issues that arise from these later-in-life unions. Luckily, Terri P. Smith is here to help you out with what to do after your parent walks down the aisle, again.

Smith deals with conflicts such as:

Overview

Dealing with stepparents isn't just a kid's problem anymore. With more and more older parents remarrying, you could be one of the many adults having to deal with the issues that arise from these later-in-life unions. Luckily, Terri P. Smith is here to help you out with what to do after your parent walks down the aisle, again.

Smith deals with conflicts such as: Sharing time between stepfamilies, Managing family rituals, Figuring out what to do with prized possessions, Handling wills, inheritances, and trust funds, Living arrangements, Caregiving and illness, Building relationships with grandchildren-his and hers, Maneuvering holidays and vacations. These practical solutions and emotionally satisfying answers will relieve the strain of your parent's remarrying, and allow you to enjoy your new extended family.

About the Author:
Terri P. Smith working for the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C.

About the Author:
James M. Harper, Ph.D., is the Director of the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615517206
Publisher:
Adams Media Corporation
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Terri P. Smith graduated with a B.A. degree in communications from Brigham Young University. She met her husband, Paul, while working for the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Smith has devoted the past twenty years to raising their four living children. In 2002, she began interviewing adult children and remarried, older couples to learn how they developed cherished friendships with mature stepfamily members. Mrs. Smith shares the wisdom she gained in When Your Parent Remarries Late in Life. She lives in West Orem, UT.

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