The Blended Family Podcast is a weekly show with a strong focus on strategies and methods to help your family thrive. Blended families face many difficulties and challenges which can sometimes drive families apart. The goal of this podcast is to help your blended family grow together through these challenges and create the peaceful and loving home you desire.
Another great conversation with a listener! Join Tracy and myself as we discuss blended family life, and her personal story!
If you want to co host a show with me, please schedule using the link below!
Finance tip of the week
Do you have a financial plan in place? If not, how can you be sure to meet your goals without one? Don’t allow fear to stop you from setting up a clear plan for you and your family. Schedule an appointment with a trusted financial professional. I offer this for free as a courtesy to my listeners. Schedule a free financial review using the link below!
Do you have an emergency fund? It’s not if an emergency comes up, it’s when! You should have 3-6 months of expenses saved up for emergencies, that way it will not put a strain on your blended family. For more help, I offer free financial roadmaps. Schedule using the link below!
How are you showing up for your partner? Valentine’s Day is always a perfect reminder to evaluate your relationship. Both partners need to put in 100%, not just 50%. I am offering ten ways to show up for your partner. Implement these to improve your relationship!
Kellye Laughery is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Registered Play Therapist, and the owner of The Center for Family Unity. In 2008, she graduated from Hope International University with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. Since then, she has helped thousands of blended families beat the odds by combining traditional therapy with unconventional tools and processes like pet therapy, play therapy, sand table therapy, and whole family counseling.
In this interview, we talk about
Her own childhood experience with a blended family
Her own divorce
Why she decided to incorporate religion into her line of work
Her book, Blended Well, how to infuse your family with hope and healing in 30 days.
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Sharon Pope is a certified Master Life Coach and a Six-Time #1 International Best-Selling author, specializing in love and relationships. She helps women in struggling marriages determine if it’s time to stay and re-commit or lovingly release the marriage. She has been published dozens of times including in the New York Times. In this interview we discuss:
Her personal story
Factors that affect blended families when divorcing
How to determine what the deal breakers are in a relationship
After graduating Chapman University, Paulina Lagudi moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in filmmaking. Since then, she’s written, directed and produced multiple short films and is releasing her family feature film MAIL ORDER MONSTER this November. In this interview, we discuss
I continue the co host series with another listener, Ashlee Garland. She has a blended family of 7, so 5 kids, one of whom is special needs. She’s got a whole lot going on yet continues to have a positive attitude through it all. We discuss
Her personal story
What it’s like raising a special needs child in a blended family
Her step children’s challenges having dealt with an absent mother
How she manages to keep a positive attitude
And much more
Connect with Ashlee in our private facebook group!
This is the first in a new series of shows where I am joined by a co host. This is not just any co host though, this is one of our own listeners. This week, I am joined by Amy Novakovich, who is a mother and stepmother, as well a business owner and podcaster. You’ll see that we had so much to talk about, including:
An introduction to her own blended family
What it’s like raising toddlers and preteens at the same time