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Jul 18, 2019

Mike and I took a bit of a hiatus, but we’re back at it and excited to share today’s topic: Staying connected. The truth is, whether in a blended family or not, it’s extremely important to stay connected to your partner through life’s ups and downs.

If you’ve been with your partner for a while, you know that...


Jun 27, 2019

Today I’m proud to present The Gipford Moms! Erin and Tina are co-parenting moms – Erin is the biological mom and Tina is the step-mom who also has a child from a previous relationship and two with her husband (Tina’s ex). Although they’re very different, they stand on common ground when it comes to the most...


Jun 20, 2019

Today we’ve got a special guest on the show. Shana Pennington is an adult child of a blended family who is passionate about sharing her story. She’s almost 40 now and has a family of her own, which makes her insights into the blended family experience especially interesting.

When Shana’s parents got divorced, they...


Jun 13, 2019

Today we’re talking about money. Stop! Don’t run away! Hear us out. With blended families, there’s bound to be talk about money. Whether it’s a savings account for the kids, child support, a prenuptial agreement with a new spouse, or splitting things with an ex – money conversations must be had. 

And for many...


Jun 6, 2019

Today’s episode is an interview with Melissa Valder, a woman who grew up in a blended family and is passionate about sharing her story and insights with families now going through the experience themselves. The blended family experience from the child’s point of view offers insight into how our children may process...