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Rebecca Yauger

Becky is a writer and blogger. She's a three time contributor to various Chicken Soup for the Soul books and writes about real friendship and relationships, and all the ties that bond us. She's the former Web Manager and Vice-President for ACFW (acfw.com). Becky is a proud wife, mother, grandmother and 3-time cancer survivor.

A Bunny in the Blend

(Becky’s Note: Today I’m thrilled to welcome Angela Ruth Strong to “Talking Among Friends.” She shares a wonderful story about blending her family…with a bunny. Enjoy!) By Angela Ruth Strongwww.angelaruthstrong.blogspot.com My youngest daughter Lauren has always loved her stuffed animals. Especially her rabbit named Steve. He became a source of […]

Re-Writing the Evil Step-Mom Story

Note from Becky: I’m so pleased to welcome fellow ACFW member, Julie Arudini to “Talking Among Friends.” Julie shares her own story about faith and blending a family together: My prince came a few years after college graduation. What set him apart from the fantasy I heard growing up and […]

How Do You Become a Family?

Last week we talked about blending a family with step-children and step-parents. Yes, I’m still amazed every day about how wonderful my kids are and how blessed I am to have this family. It could’ve stopped there. But it didn’t. As you recall, I am wife #2, after my husband’s […]

Combine All Ingredients, Mix Well… and Add a Dash of Love

In today’s world, I’m sure all of us know someone who is part of a “blended” family — with step-parents, step-siblings, half-brothers and sisters and the like. Perhaps you’re one of these “step” or “half” relations yourself. Sometimes these blended families don’t mix together very well. Differing personalities, choices about […]