This course provides highlights of the Stepfamily Summit 2020.
You can also view or download the Summit's workbook
Each lesson provides a glimpse of each session. There are 13 sessions in total.
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Stepfamily Summit 2020 Free Highlights
The woman behind the missionWhat you might not know about National Stepfamily Day and Week
An interview with Naja HallThe causes of conflict in blended familiesPersonality types that are likely to be high conflictThe best ways to handle a high conflict personality
How to manage your stressors as a teamUnderstanding the different styles of conflict resolution in your marriageONE action step that stepcouples can take NOW to help them manage their stressors
The 5 P's of StepparentingThe dangers that good parenting books can have for blended familiesWhat catches both biological parents and stepparents off-guard when it comes to stepparenting
Why Nachoing gets such a bad rapThe best approach to Nachoing effectivelyNachoing one stepkid but not another. Is that OK?The reason some bio dads are against the stepmom Nachoing
The difference between brainwashing and gaslightingWhat to tell a child who is being told lies about you by their other parentCan parental alienation happen even if you’re still getting visits with your child?
The journey and challenges childless stepmoms faceThe difference between a childless stepmom and a child free stepmomAddressing difficult topics such as whether or not to have a baby or not
Resentment and where it comes fromThings to consider before having an "Ours Baby"Dealing with your emotions about having an "Ours Baby"Things you and your spouse can do to help kids transition to having new siblings
HOW disengaging worksWhy most stepfamilies don't "blend"HOW to find a good stepfamily therapistWHAT to do if you feel like an outsider in your own home
Who comes first – the kids or your relationship?How we show up makes a difference in our lifeWhat stepmoms do that is almost guaranteed to failThe biggest problem in dysfunctional stepfamily dynamics
Some principles to starting out a blended family rightWhat parents should consider when blending familiesThe biggest problem facing couples going into a stepfamily
What makes some conversations so hard to get throughThe role of past relationships in navigating tough conversationsThe road map to more meaningful and effective communication with your spouseThe one thing that can predict whether a stepmom will address tough topics with her partner
The one important thing about boundariesThe relationship between boundaries and trustThe difference between setting boundaries and being controllingThe reasons why setting boundaries is so hard for some parents
I hope you enjoyed viewing highlights of the Stepfamily Summit 2020. If you would like to go more in depth, it's not too late to get:The audio recordings of all the talks ( premium bundle)The audio recordings, videos, transcripts, and additional offers (VIP bundle)
About the teacher
Claudette Chenevert AKA The Stepmom Coach has over 30 years of experience as a wife/mom/stepmom. In 2020, she hosted her first Stepfamily Summit with 13 speakers. It's was a huge success. Be sure to come back every September to learn what works and what doesn't when coming together as a stepfamily.