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 […]