Step Parenting

Prayer Of The Day – Hope For Blended Families

Dear Lord, We thank you so much for family!  We specifically lift up those who have blended families.  We pray that husbands and wives who have brought their families together would find a genuine peace in their hearts as they raise their family as one.  May your Holy Spirit fill their home and set the atmosphere to one of love and acceptance.  May you help husbands and wives come into agreement as they learn each others ways, but also lean on your ways.  We pray that you would guide them as they build their family as one in Jesus name AMEN!

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Stepmom Wisdom – You Are Where God Wants You To Be

We recently shared an article of one wife’s advice for stepmoms!  It was such an encouragement for wives in our community who are also step mothers.  Today I am so excited to share another guest post from a stepmom’s perspective on marriage and parenting!  Allie Carpenter, author at How She Does It, gives a powerfully honest message of her experience being newly married with the responsibilities of stepparenting.  Her reminder to us is: You are where God wants you to be… embrace it!  Allie writes: I remember the exact moment when my husband–then co-worker–told me he had two sons.  I was sitting beside him in his pickup truck, the Florida sun blazing down on us as we drove through the subdivision our company was building. 

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