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  Recently, my husband and I are attended his son’s 40th birthday party. It’s hard to believe he was eleven when Steve and I married. Now he is grown up, with a wife and daughter of his own. His celebration prompted me to reminisce about the last twenty-nine years that he and I have spent […]

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Close Encounters with a Stepfamily, Laura Petherbridge, stepdad, stepmom, Family Matters Blog, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting

  “I’m happy with the way we have set up our will,” my husband, Steve, said as he got ready to leave for work. “I’m sure you are,” I quipped back. Immediately, both of us stopped what we were doing and looked deeply at each other. My surprisingly quick and abrasive response revealed a deeper […]

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