Five years later, Paul and Brenda were giving a dating couple, Pamela and Allen, some advice about the decision to become a blended family.“We love each other dearly, but if we had it to do all over again, we might not have gotten married at all.” Their 20/20 hindsight advice to their friends was direct and straightforward: Don’t rush into marriage, make sure you are ready to marry the entire package that comes along with the person you have fallen in love with or don’t marry—and even if you are ready, keep in mind that there’s no guarantee that doing so is best, convenient, or a blessing for your kids. Can’t everyone receive love and experience family harmony? Without question stepfamilies can be redemptive mechanisms for everyone involved.
(Life Wire) -- When Lynn Houston was 27, she met an affectionate young man during a business trip to Virginia.
This was shown in a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Vienna, Austria.
According to the study by consumer researchers Claus Ebster and Udo Wagner, twice as many purchases in supermarkets are triggered by children than their parents are aware of.
Courtney wrote “adopting our kids” on her and Tom’s button and took a photo of it, and tweeted it to the Walt Disney World Twitter account.
A Disney representative contacted Courtney shortly after she posted the photo, asking her how they could make their stay extra special.