Dealing with A Toxic Ex

Dealing With Your Toxic Ex - Co-Parenting Counseling

Allll my exes live in Texas…I just dated myself didn’t I? Well, no…my exes don’t live in Texas. One lives in SC and the other lives in WA. So what? So, I don’t have to worry about them…right? Wrong…maybe worry is the wrong word…concerned? Aware? See, even though they are my exes, they are also…

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blended family goals

Goals…yep…I have ‘em! A lot of ’em! One was to have this post done 2 weeks ago…see how that works? The truth is, that no matter what goals we set for ourselves or our families, they’re all pipe dreams unless we do the work.  I can rattle off a bunch of excuses why I didn’t…

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Discipline…the hard truth!

discipline in the blended family

What do you think of when I say “discipline”? A lot of people automatically think about kids behaving badly. The definition of discipline is–the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience. So what does that mean?… Anyone?… Bueller? I’ll tell you what it means to…

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E6: Let’s Talk About Sex | Intimacy in Blended Family Marriage

sex in a blended family

It’s near Valentine’s Day and what is a better topic to talk about than sex? In this episode, Daun and Travis talk about the subject of what happens in the bedroom and specific issues around intimacy and sex. Spouses in blended families run into special concerns when it comes to connection and intimacy. In this…

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E5: How To Build Connection & Intimacy Through Daily Habits

How To Connect With Your Partner - EP10 - Podcast

In this week’s session, we talk about building intimacy through daily habits. Lack of connection or intimacy is the number one challenge in marriages today. Not only is a strong connection needed to build a strong marriage, but it’s also a requirement for finding the joy and happiness you long for in your blended family. John Gottman…

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