Blended Families

Are you consider a second marriage? Many people who want to remarry find themselves weighing the issues that come with blending two families. Our insights will give you plenty to think about before taking this step.

Navigating the Challenges of Blended Families

Modern families redefine togetherness.

Advice for Stepparents: 7 Ways to Connect With Stepkids

Becoming a stepparent can be scary and overwhelming -- for you and your future stepchildren. Here are tips to make the transition easier for everyone involved.

This Stepmom's Viral Photo Captures How Beautiful Co-Parenting Can Be

It's no wonder this awesome glimpse of a happy blended family is racking up likes across social media.

A Step-Dad's Role

Explaining to a child that a live-in stepfather isn't the same as a birth parent.

Clashing Parenting Styles

What to do when a stepparent disciplines your children differently than you do.

Stepfamily Reading List

If you or your ex-spouse has recently remarried, check out these new books. They can make life in a stepfamily easier -- for you and your kids.

Romance After Remarriage

It's difficult for all parents to carve out private couple time, but it is particularly tough when you're in a stepfamily. Here's how the two of you can find space for some spice in your marriage.

How to Prep Your Children for a Pregnancy with a New Partner

We've got eight tips for making your pregnancy announcement with a new partner go smoothly for your children from previous relationships.

A Happy Blended Home

Creating a yours-and-his family isn't easy. But with patience and planning, it can be done.

This Man Asking His Fiance's Little Girl to Be His 'Forever Daughter' Will Slay You

An adorable video shows a man "proposing" to his soon-to-be stepdaughter.

These Divorced Parents Thanking Their Ex's New Spouses Will Give You All the Feels

Grab the tissues--this sweet video is sure to cue the waterworks!

The Shocking Truth About Motherhood

7 ways having a baby changes your body, your mind, and your life.

How to Talk to Kids About Divorce

How do explain that mommy and daddy are getting a divorce? Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," reveals the sensitive way you can bring up difficult change in family life.

Disciplining a Stepchild

How much disciplining should a stepparent do?

Stepparent or Pal?

Learning to be close to a stepchild without threatening the biological parent's bond.

Love, Unlimited

It's a great gift to let children know that someone other than Mommy or Daddy can love and look out for them.

Mom's Message to Ex's New Girlfriend Goes Viral, Shows Us What Co-Parenting Is All About

Payton has more people to love her this way, and what more could a mother ever want for her child?

This Viral Photo Shows How Co-Parenting Should Work

This family should be everyone's #coparentinggoals, as shown by these amazing pictures from a recent trip to Disney World.

3 Ways to Get Divorce Right, According to Real Moms

It's not always easy raising children with your ex, but these parents navigate the awkwardness for their kids. Here, they share how to make co-parenting work.

Bride Writes Emotional Vows for Four-Year-Old Stepson

All you need is love, and this family is the proof. See why this boy's touching response to his stepmom's vows is winning the Internet today.

Holiday Hacks and Survival Tips Every Stepmom Needs

Being a stepparent isn't always easy, especially during the holidays. Follow these tips to avoid stress and create happy memories with your stepchildren.