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AUDIO SOUND BITE: The Way Kids View Their New Blended Family

When a step parent is added to the picture, he or she is taking on a package deal when marrying someone with a child.

That’s how adults look at it. Therapist Carol Love from Kids In The Middle reminds the happy couple that young people may see it differently, and that can cause tension in the home.

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That’s from “Missouri Viewpoints”. Love says proactive communication, listening to the children involved and sometimes using a counselor can help with the transition.

You can learn more at Kids-In-The-Middle-dot-org.

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