Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Finding the Perfect Mix for a Blended Family

Published April 2011: eHow Family & Relationships

Finding the Perfect Mix for a Blended Family
How to Achieve Harmony While Embracing Differences

Article Excerpt:

When Cherie and Steve Miller married 10 years ago, they knew it would be a challenge merging their existing families. Cherie had three sons, ages 12, 18 and 20, and Steve had four—6-year old twins, a 12-year-old and a 14-year-old. The idea of managing a nine-person household seemed a little daunting.

The Atlanta-based family had to set up a plan and work through the day-to-day challenges unique to blended families. How would they handle the emotional adjustment, living arrangements, discipline and even laundry with seven boys? Continue reading


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