Partner Post: What Does It Mean to Marry Someone Who Has Children?

When you marry your love, it's the real start of your life together, even if you've been together for a while. But you've also each had your own life before getting together, and that means you each have a past. This past might include past relationships and even marriages, which can result in something that's very much not a thing of the past: children. If you marry someone with children,  it can … [Read more...]

The Father Factor: Lessons from Biking & Blending a Family

“Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord” Ephesians 6:4 (NIV). I spent my formative years with my mother. By the time my father became a steady presence in my life, I had many walls up because of his absence the first 14 years of my life. As a result, I never developed a normal father/daughter relationship. I don’t know … [Read more...]