Divorce/Blended Families

Are you and your spouse disagreeing if it is safe to bring together your two blended families for Thanksgiving dinner during quarantine?

COVID presents us with some new dilemmas this holiday season. How do we celebrate the holidays and get together with family in way that’s safe and responsible. And what do you do if you’re just not comfortable with it? “My husband wants to have his two kids from his previous marriage over for Thanksgiving, and …

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“My wife and I are not happy in our marriage. Should we raise our kids first before separating?”

https://youtu.be/vRYYfjxhsBQ Relationships aren’t easy! There’s a reason divorce rates are still fairly high and one of the biggest concerns parents have is how divorce or separation will effect their children. This week’s Tips On Teens question touches on this topic. Here it is: “My wife and I are not happy in our marriage. We argue …

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“Should I let my kids decide on the custody schedule during a divorce?”

https://youtu.be/YAT-GQ1Eltk Divorce can be hard for everyone involved. For this week’s “Tips on Teens” video blog, Kent will answer the following question from a mother who is in the process of getting divorced and is wondering whether her kids should be involved in the decisions regarding custody schedules: “My husband and I are going through …

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“How do I get my stepchildren to respect me?”

Kent answers the following question from a stepfather who is struggling to better connect with his stepchildren: “How do I get my stepchildren to respect me? I’ve been living with them for over two years and they still fight me when I try to get them to do their chores, homework, etc. My step-sons and …

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