Same as any other family in my opinion.
Blended families are freaking HARD. I love my husband and all our kids, but some of the outside adults are absolutely horrible to try to deal with. My best advice: make sure you and SO are on the same page when it comes to how to live life in your own home, so that others can't pop up later and try to stir up trouble. United fronts stand strong.
We are a blended family. I have a daughter from another relationship and he has 2 boys and one lives with us full time and we just had a baby together. Not always easy but for me has been worth it.
Being in a blended family takes a lot of work on both parents, I have been married to my husband 14yrs. My husband has 2 adult kids 29 & 26 and I have 3 adult kids 22, 24,& 28, all our kids live on their own or live with the other parent. Communication is crucial. If both parents are willing to respect each other, support each other with decisions that pertain to the kids then it can work, but if you see any indication in the beginning that one of the parents favors there kids over yours forget it, or if the tone of voice changes when there is problems with yours and not theirs, It's a big red flag. If I had to do it all over again I would think twice about it. Good luck
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