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In This Issue of StepMom Magazine
This month's issue of StepMom Magazine features the launch of Emily Bouchard's "On the Money" column where each month she will respond to reader's questions about finances, and financial and estate planning for step and blended families.
Are You Ready To Have a Healthy RelationshipWhen Claudette Chenevert interviewed me for her StepMoms Toolbox Radio Show, we were inundated with questions. We recognized that there was a strong need for answers to persistent, common concerns stepmoms have when it comes to money and how it impacts their lives.
with Money and More Peace in Your Stepfamily?
Listen to the Money & Stepfamilies interview or check out the special webinar series we've designed to address your specific issues when it comes to money and step-family dynamics.
Emily Bouchard, Director,
Estate Planning For Blended Families
This new guide provides great support and easy tools on how to make your estate planning easy, and yes, even enjoyable! Click to learn more about Emily Bouchard's new book Estate Planning for Blended Families.
Struggling with a Blended Family Issue Right Now?
Select the Issue That Is Challenging You The Most(and we'll point you in the right direction)
- Worried about stepparent fireworks at your upcoming wedding?
- Wish you could magically change your spouse?
- Does it feel like your marriage is going down the drain?
- Having troubles successfully merging your two families?
- Family conflict disturbing your family's peace?
- An out-of-control teen ruining everything?
- Were the holidays in your home less than happy?
- Are your adult (step-)children misbehaving?
- Are other tough stepfamily questions haunting you?
- Need to talk to someone RIGHT NOW?
- Household chaos got you frazzled?
- A nasty ex-spouse making life miserable?
- Money troubles got you wound up?
Blended Family JewelryPurple Heart and Crystal Heart necklaces exclusively for Step-Heroes. We created this beautiful design as a way to honor stepmothers and stepdaughters and acknowledge how tough navigating the emotional minefields of stepfamily life together can sometimes be. Wearing Straight Answers to Tough Stepfamily Questions as our gift to you!
Emily Bouchard Quoted by USA TodayIn the 2/7/11 edition of USA Today, our very own Emily Bouchard was quoted in an article entitled, "Financial planning for Brady Bunches -- Blended families make life more complicated." The article explores how blending families complicates financial issues and (gratefully) gives some valueable suggestions on how to deal with these challenges.
Listen to Emily Bouchard, Blended Families expert, interviewed on the Family Matters radio show.
Knowing that the Martha Stewart magazine article would be a short and sweet response to the complex set of challenges faced by more and more brides and grooms, we at Blended-Families.com wanted to provide a more in depth special report on this topic.
"Tips on Wedding Etiquette with Divorced Parents in the Mix"
What we created was an ebook that has answers to a series of questions and scenarios related to planning a beautiful, meaningful wedding when stepparents (or new partners or lady friends) are in the mix. This includes having a stepmother of the bride and/or a stepfather of the bride.