Our Modern Blended Family: A Practical Guide to Creating a Happy Home

Our Modern Blended Family: A Practical Guide to Creating a Happy Home

by Danielle Schlagel


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Embrace the adventure ahead with your new blended family—an inclusive approach.

Blended is beautiful. But, as one of the 1,300 new stepfamilies forming in the US every day, you know that there are always obstacles to overcome. Our Modern Blended Family can help—celebrating your family’s diversity while delivering practical advice, common-sense strategies, and handy tips to help you—and your partner—create a happy, healthy blended family. Together.

Written by Danielle Schlagel, a licensed counselor who focuses on blended families (and a proud stepparent herself), this inclusive, secular guide is perfect for all beliefs and backgrounds. It tackles tough domestic situations like a deceased parent, divorced parents, and uncooperative ex-spouses and children. Our Modern Blended Family is a smart, sensible approach to modern parenting.

Inside you’ll find:

  • Smart, simple solutions—You’ll discover ideas that work for your blended family, regardless of faith, identity, or personal background.
  • An inclusive approach—Perfect for all types of diverse relationships and parenting situations, including same-sex couples.
  • Real talk—Even difficult topics like reluctant exes and kids are covered.

Discover how you can achieve lasting harmony in your home with Our Modern Blended Family!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781641528566
Publisher: Callisto Media
Publication date: 11/26/2019
Pages: 148
Sales rank: 814,685
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

DANIELLE SCHLAGEL is a licensed counselor and the owner of a mental health practice: seity.org. She has worked with families from around the world, including blended families of all shapes and sizes. She and her husband blend their family in Boulder, Colorado.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 A New Family 1

Chapter 2 A New Pratnership 19

Chapter 3 A New Way to Parent 47

Chapter 4 New Family Members 85

Chapter 5 A New Future Together 103

Resources 125

References 127

Index 130

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