Category - blending families

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Podcast 2:5 – Why Blended families fail

When we first got married we believed that love would conquer all. Blending families would be as simple as moving all of our stuff into a house and making it a home. Successfully blending families is hard work and takes some careful planning. we learned some invaluable lessons over the...

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Podcast 2:2 – Getting Organized in the New Year

The Christmas clutter leads us to start an early spring cleaning and organizing. In this episode, we uncover our deepest darkest secret. We are “Organizational Posers.” We hide our inability to stay organized by putting all of the stuff in a couple places in the house (Office...

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Podcast: 1:22 – Preparing for the worst day of Your life. Navigate Kids Through the Separation

One of the worst days in our lives was telling our kids we were getting divorced. Turns out it is also the worst day in the lives of our kids too. In this episode, we discuss how we navigated the tricky conversation that we had with our kids. Our approaches were very different but we...

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Podcast 1:21 – Open Communication with Your Spouse, Kids and Exes

Open communication is important to any relationship. Don’t mistake open communication for transparency like we did. Transparency is about visibility,  open communication is more about how, when and where you communicate. In this episode find out how Darren & Paige muddle...

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Podcast 1:20 – Triggers, How to deal with and avoid them

Triggers exist from previous marriages, childhood trauma and just living life. In this episode, we discuss how we have been able to navigate triggers, sometimes successfully sometimes not so much. Find out how to handle triggers, avoid them and recover from them. Triggers Pavlov’s...

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Podcast 1:18 – Discipline in Blended Families

How do you discipline children in a blended family? How do you combine your two styles? How do you teach children across multiple households? There are many techniques and opinions on this subject. Now you get to hear our perspective on how we learned how to navigate this treacherous part...

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Podcast 1:17 – Custody Scheduling Nightmares and Successes

Are you having a hard time figuring out custody schedules with your ex? Are you 50/50 and don’t know if you should be week on or week off? Or are you looking at a 2-2-5-5? If you don’t even know what these are you can hear the nightmare of scheduling when you have a blended...

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Podcast 1:16 – Step Mother’s Day

In this episode we discuss how hard it is to be a step-mom on Mother’s Day, heck even Biological Mom’s have a hard time with Mother’s Day. Find out how we deal with this great day to remember the Moms in our lives. Feeling Let down on Mother’s Day Happens to Both...

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