Blending families [electronic resource] : A practical guide to negotiating the challenges that step-families face. Flicky Gildenhuys.
- ISBN: 9781432305499 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781432305482 (electronic bk)
- Edition: 1.
- Date Published: 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| Imagine filling in an application form for your child's new school and realising there isn't enough space to include all the adults who play a role in the child's life. These days, 'parent' could mean birth parent, step-parent or co-parent, and the concept of 'family' goes way beyond the mythical 'mom-dad-and two kids'. Blending Families attempts to address some of the challenges of merging established family units. The focus is on the children because, whether they are 'his', 'hers' or 'theirs', it is the children who, more often than not, are responsible either directly or indirectly for the success or failure of the new family unit. Understanding how toddlers, tweens and teens perceive the new situations in which they find themselves, and their possible reactions to their new living environment, is the essence of the book. But it's not all about the children. Adults are often at their most fragile and vulnerable when forming new relationships, and the book provides valuable...
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