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Smart Steps for Blended Families

April 29 - April 30



Join Steve & Laura in Ft. Worth, Tx for this unique weekend specifically designed for stepfamily couples who are blending.


Pre Conference: Friday 4/29 daytime

9-noon and 1-4:00


Pre Conference : Friday 9-Noon:

A Workshop for Pastors, Church Staff, Leaders and Pre married couples.

PASTOR: Help YOUR church learn how to prepare those entering a marriage with kids.

COUPLE: Discover wisdom and insight before the blend.




Topic Include:

  • Questions to ask before the marriage

  • Exploring the role of a stepparent: Why it’s different

  • Helping Kids Adjust: Anticipating Changes

  • Planning the wedding

  • Co Parenting Together with the Other Home

FREE Copy of Preparing to Blend by Ron Deal


Afternoon Sessions: 1-4:00

(Choose 1 of 2 options)




  • Bended Family Finances: Things you never thought of needing.

  • Teen to Adult Stepkids: College, Marriage, Grandkids and more


  • Childless Stepmom

  • Adding an Ours Baby


Friday night and Saturday Topics (4/29-30) include:




  • I didn’t Know-What I didn’t Know

  • The Former Spouse: Coparenting under high conflict

  • Stepparents: When to Step Up: When to Step Back

  • The Kids: Young or Adult

  • Let’s Hear it From the Men: A panel of dads and stepdads

  • Get Unstuck: Overcoming the tug of war between spouse, kids, and the other home.

Conference Cost includes:

  • Friday “Meet and Greet” Happy Hour 5:30-6:30 (snacks, no alcohol)

  • Friday night 6:30-9, Saturday 8:30-3:30 conference

  • Lunch on Saturday

  • Event Handout filled with resources, references, and outlines

  • Links to special stepfamily tools for FREE

  • Discounted Hotel

  • Goodie Bag

  • Pre conference daytime 9-3 on Friday is an additional fee of $69 or 129 for Church group. Attend all day or just a few sessions for ONE price.

Tickets are transferable but not refundable (unless Covid closes the Church).

Price Increases to $189 after March 30.

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North Ft. Worth Church
5801 No. FWY
Fort Worth, Texas 76131
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