Second Marriage Christmas Gifts

Second Marriage Christmas Perks I'm still grateful to feel th...more

What Do You Mean We Aren't Married?

It sounds like a plot from a sitcom. A married couple discovers that, due to some technicality, they aren't legally married. ...more

My Ex is Getting Remarried. Yippee.

I would have celebrated my 25th wedding anniversary this week. Instead, my ex-husband is getting married to one of several women he had affairs with during the years we were together.As much as I have been trying to grin and bear it in preparation of this moment, the truth is, it sucks. I guess you never really know how you’re going to weather the storm until you’re in the midst of it....more
It's tough for sure.  I am still single 12 years later and he's been married nearly 10.  I just ...more

Five Unique Needs of Children in Blended Families

Five Unique Needs of Children in a Blended Family  ...more

Five Unique Needs of Children in Blended Families

Five Unique Needs of Children in a Blended Family  ...more

How to finally get the life and love you deserve- 17 Lessons I Learned From My Divorce

Emily Lingerwww.minkandrich.comFounder and Creative DirectorMink and RichEmilyLinger@minkandrich.comwww.minkandrich.com...more

Six Simple Steps to Keep Smiles on the Children in Your Wedding

Six Simple Steps to keep Smiles on the Children in Your Wedding I was a single mama who had the amazing blessing of marrying my own Mr. Wonderful almost two years ago.  Naturally, our children were included in the wedding - the youngest two were the flower girl and ring bearer.  We also had quite a few child guests....more

The Great Fear of Remarriage: Re-Failure

 I have a friend who went through a divorce around the same time as me.  We encouraged each other during the single mom years and shared a kindred spirit through the ups and downs that motherhood brings.  ...more
I want to get married again because of the table decoration and the champagne, and the clothes. ...more

Solid As A Rock

Image credit: www.steppingthrough.com.auAmong other things, a strong couple bond is essential to the success of any stepfamily. The most vulnerable relationship is between you and your partner – not between you and your stepkids....more

Thankful

I just wanted to send a little thought out into the universe:  today I’m feeling so very thankful.  ...more
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