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 (www.rondeal.org and www.familylife.com/blended) is one of the most widely read and viewed experts on blended families in the country. He is president of Smart Stepfamilies, directs the blended family ministry at FamilyLife, and is the author of...

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  2. Dianne Neal Matthews

    Dianne Neal Matthews

    Dianne Neal Matthews is the author of four daily devotional books, including The One Year Women of the Bible (Tyndale House) and Designed for Devotion: A 365-Day Journey from Genesis to Revelation (Baker Books), a...

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