Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
As children, we both were subjected to challenges and obstacles of being in a blended family at an early age. Coming from my own blended family I knew the importance of everyone feeling like they belonged. I also knew and know what it felt like to have stepparents. No kid grows up wanting stepparents, at some point and time each child has wished that their divorce parents were together in the same household. Both of my parents remarried later in my teen years and that’s when our new normal began. When different people are around there are different rules and different personalities. I learned early on to listen to what is said and what is NOT said. I learned through my own experience that it would be some things that would be out of my control. My parents did what was best for me at ALL times regardless of how they felt about one another. My parents also made sure to keep the adult business between the adults. There were no arguments in front of me, around me or negative discussions about the other parent in my presence. Which is why I was shocked when they divorced. I did not learn why my parents spli