The Blended Tribe

Why We Should Teach Our Kids Manners

From the day my kids started talking I made sure always to have them say please, thank you, eat with their mouth closed, use table manners, these are all the basics that get you through

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Three Simple Ways To Put Your Spouse First

  Who comes first in a blended family? Your spouse always comes first right?! Spouse before kids can get a little tricky after getting remarried. Parents have a lot of guilt when it comes to

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Meet Mr. & Mrs. P

•How did you two meet and how long have you been married? We were matched on eharmony but didn’t want to pay so found him on Facebook and became friends. We lived 2 hours apart

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New Year, New Menu.

My friend (you know who you are) gave me the idea of sticking to a weekly menu. So, for an entire month, we are going to make the same meal on the designated day each

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Misery Won’t Be Getting My Company!

Dealing with miserable people can be a challenge. They try to bring you down with them. Stay positive, keep your head up and forward on! Know that for somebody to be so angry and hateful

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Growing Up Blended.

My adorable friend Natalie grew up in a blended home. I’m always asking her questions and asking her how things worked while she was growing up. I got to sit with her the other day

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Meet the Criner Family.

1.  How did you two meet and how long have you been married? We met at our church. He plays the bass on the worship team, and I sing….still do to this day actually.  We’ve

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I Still Struggle With This.

The lonely road to dropping the kids off this Christmas morning, it was a ghost town out there. We had an entire day planned today, but our day didn’t go as planned. I was going

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Holiday Blending

Tis the season to be jolly right?!? Not for all families! The Holiday’s can be extremely tough on blended families. Here are some tips to get you through the Holidays: 1) Plan ahead. You know

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No Fishing Zone

  Fishing for information out of your kids about the other parent or what happened at the other parent’s house while they were with them is a big NO-NO!  It makes things uncomfortable for the

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