WT 169: Blended Families & Helping Kids Handle Divorce
Karen shares wisdom for talking about divorce, separation and blended families with your kids on today’s episode of Wire Talk. Whether you’re married, separated, or divorced, we hope you gain a few tools for tackling this tough subject with your kids during this episode. Even if you are not in a blended family or going through a divorce, listen to better understand the moms around you and don’t miss the prayer Karen prays to help her love even the most unloveable people in her life.
Resources Mentioned in this episode:
Oasis Divorce Recovery groups
Helping Children Cope with Divorce by Edward Terber
Shattered Dreams by Larry Crabb
Boundaries by Henry Cloud & John Townsend
The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
The Smart Step Family by Ron Deal
Questions Karen Answers on this Episode:
How do my ex-husband and I help our kids work through our divorce? What are practical ways I can show my children that while the situation is sad, our family is going to use this to make our faith in God grow stronger?
I’m a new stepmom to teenagers. How do I show them that I love and accept them?
My ex-husband is getting re-married. How do I teach my kids to treat their new stepmom with love & respect? (Especially when I secretly don’t like her?)
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