Blending Your StepFamily: The Challenges of Reentry & Dealing with “Disneyland Parenting”

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[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: Have you noticed your child's behavior change before and/or after staying with the other parent? Children in shared custody will go through a settling in time.  One Dad who has full custody speaks of his child’s coming home after a stay with his mom as “Reentry”.  This is the time when the child usually has to be reminded of the rules in the house and what is expected of them.  This … [Read more...]

Blending Your Family 32: Helping Children Cope with Divorce Part 2 – Knowing When to Seek Help

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[display_podcast]Children’s response to going through the divorce is as varied as the kids themselves.  Some have a very hard time with it while others seem to take it in stride.  My son, who was four at the time of our divorce, took it quite well.  He never showed signs of anger and seemed quite content.  In fact, as an adult, he has remarked how he felt it was for the best and never regretted the divorce.  He saw his dad and dad’s family often and everyone loved on him, I am grateful that h … [Read more...]