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AUDIO SOUND BITE: Helping Kids Adjust to a Blended Family

If Mom or Dad is happy, the kids will be happy, right?

Maybe not, at least when it comes to a divorced parent heading down the aisle with someone new.

Love Divorce-1 // trt: 11 // oc: very difficult

That’s Carol Love from the Missouri-based counseling group, Kids In The Middle.

She says early communication, and lots of it, with kids who are about to be in a blended family will usually help them transition. Also, she says it’s important that both the biological parents and the step parents work together when making decisions about children.

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