Daily Encouragement for the Smart Stepfamily

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Wisdom and Inspiration for Blended Families

Got a minute? Then you have time for a daily dose of practical advice, reassurance, and insight for your stepfamily journey. These 365 short and sweet readings will keep your family blending and bonding throughout the year.

Topics include:
· parenting and stepparenting
· strengthening your marriage
· grief in the stepfamily
· bonding with children
· co-parenting with exes
· readings for special days like Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, and other holidays
· and plenty of inspirational stories to lift your spirits and keep you stepping in the right direction!

Each daily dose of encouragement includes a prayer for your home. Sharing these readings with your spouse and, when appropriate, your kids will spark valuable conversations that will strengthen your family and bring you closer together!

The Authors

  1. Ron L. Deal

    Ron L. Deal

    Ron L. Deal is a marriage and family author, speaker, and therapist (www.rondeal.org). He is Founder and President of Smart Stepfamilies (www.smartstepfamilies.com) and Director of Blended Family Ministries for FamilyLife (www.familylifeblended.com)....

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  2. Dianne Neal Matthews

    Dianne Neal Matthews

    Dianne Neal Matthews is a freelance writer and the author of four daily devotional books, including The One Year Women of the Bible, which won her the 2008 Writer of the Year Award at the Write-to-Publish Conference. She also writes regularly for...

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