Reading and Resource Recommendations for Step-Families
Step-coupling: Creating and Sustaining a Strong Marriage in Today’s Blended Family
by Susan Wisdom and Jennifer Green
This is a very practical book for step-families with some clear ideas on how to navigate this rough terrain. Suggestions are given for how to help everyone find their place in the family and how to handle differences in parenting style, values and communication patterns that are often present. Real step-family situations are presented and most readers will find some of their own dilemmas in the pages of this book.