2020 Stepfamily Summit Highlights

Stepfamily Summit 2020 Free Highlights

15 Lessons

About this course

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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Course Structure

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National Stepfamily Day And Week – Honoring Christy Borgeld’s Work

  • The woman behind the mission
  • What you might not know about National Stepfamily Day and Week
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Stepfamily Conflict And How To Fix It with Naja Hall

An interview with Naja Hall

  • The causes of conflict in blended families
  • Personality types that are likely to be high conflict
  • The best ways to handle a high conflict personality
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3 Steps You Can Take Today To Prevent Blended Family Stress From Overwhelming Your Marriage with Bobbi Wilcox

  • How to manage your stressors as a team
  • Understanding the different styles of conflict resolution in your marriage
  • ONE action step that stepcouples can take NOW to help them manage their stressors
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The Five P’s Of Stepparenting with Ron L. Deal

  • The 5 P's of Stepparenting
  • The dangers that good parenting books can have for blended families
  • What catches both biological parents and stepparents off-guard when it comes to stepparenting
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Can You Ever Become A Real Family If They're "Nacho" Kids”? with Lori and David Sims

  • Why Nachoing gets such a bad rap
  • The best approach to Nachoing effectively
  • Nachoing one stepkid but not another. Is that OK?
  • The reason some bio dads are against the stepmom Nachoing
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Brainwashed Or Gaslighted: How To Get Through To Your Alienated Child with Tracy Poizner

  • The difference between brainwashing and gaslighting
  • What to tell a child who is being told lies about you by their other parent
  • Can parental alienation happen even if you’re still getting visits with your child?
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The Childless Stepmom – Overcoming The Social Stigma They Face with Laura Petherbridge

  • The journey and challenges childless stepmoms face
  • The difference between a childless stepmom and a child free stepmom
  • Addressing difficult topics such as whether or not to have a baby or not
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Is Resentment Stealing The Joy Of Adding An Ours Baby To Your Family? with Heidi Farrell

  • Resentment and where it comes from
  • Things 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
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10 Things ALL Stepmoms Need To Know with Brenda Ockun

  • HOW disengaging works
  • Why most stepfamilies don't "blend"
  • HOW to find a good stepfamily therapist
  • WHAT to do if you feel like an outsider in your own home
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How To Help Your Stepkids – Who Come’s First In Your Blended Family? with Anna De Acosta

  • Who comes first – the kids or your relationship?
  • How we show up makes a difference in our life
  • What stepmoms do that is almost guaranteed to fail
  • The biggest problem in dysfunctional stepfamily dynamics
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Insights From A Stepdad with Craig Morgan

  • Some principles to starting out a blended family right
  • What parents should consider when blending families
  • The biggest problem facing couples going into a stepfamily
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Practical Tips For Successfully Navigating The Toughest Conversations With Your Spouse – with Ali Wilks

  • What makes some conversations so hard to get through
  • The role of past relationships in navigating tough conversations
  • The road map to more meaningful and effective communication with your spouse
  • The one thing that can predict whether a stepmom will address tough topics with her partner
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Stop Walking On Eggshells And Reclaim Your Life with Claudette Chenevert

  • The one important thing about boundaries
  • The relationship between boundaries and trust
  • The difference between setting boundaries and being controlling
  • The reasons why setting boundaries is so hard for some parents
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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)
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