If You’re Struggling to Blend Your Stepfamily, You Aren’t Alone

If you’re in a stepfamily, you already know the unique challenges that can put a strain on every relationship in the dynamic. Obstacles like miscommunication. Power struggles. Loyalty binds. Isolation and frustration.

It can feel hopeless at times. Like it may never get better.

But the good news is you’re in the right place.

Just because your current world is filled with chaos doesn’t mean it has to be your future . . .

We’ve created Stepfamily Solutions to provide you with one source for all of the professional, research-backed support and resources you need to build a thriving stepfamily.

Whether you’re just starting your journey or have been living together for years, our expert advice, real-life stories, and value-packed membership community will empower you to build the strong and loving home you deserve.

Second marriage success rates are low, but you are stronger than a statistic. We’ll equip you with the tools and resources you need so you can finally have the fulfilling stepfamily life you’ve wanted.

What Real Stepfamily Members Say About Our Support

“I’ve always felt left out of the “mom club” as a stepmom . . . I now feel like I am part of an amazing tribe of women who are so strong and make a difference in their families everyday.”

“I wish I had this resource when I got married! It would have made the last 7 years so much easier.”

“This has been life changing for me! I did not realize how hard being a stepmom was going to be and had no clue all the resources that are available. Beth and Cameron go above and beyond to really impact stepmoms lives by having amazing speakers and presentations, as well as bonus materials that will help us grow.”

“Prior to the summit I had been crying daily, exhausted from stress and anxiety. I didn’t think there was a way out and sadly almost accepted that this is just the way it is. I was overwhelmed. This saved my life and the trajectory of my future. Thank you for speaking up, speaking out, reaching out, the vulnerability and this platform. For letting me know joy, love and success is possible.”

Our Mission

The mission of Stepfamily Solutions is to be the leading organization helping stepfamilies create a better everyday life. We serve stepfamilies by:

  • Providing the highest quality, research-based tools, insights, recommendations, and forums to empower you to navigate your unique stepfamily dynamic.

  • Inspiring a new stepfamily narrative through our inclusive, comprehensive content and events

  • Empowering stepfamilies of all backgrounds, cultures, family structures, sexual orientations, gender identities, and religions

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is a group of the top stepfamily researchers, practitioners and experts from around the world who share their expertise and networks, contribute ideas and articles, and help sustain Stepfamily Solutions’ reputation as the leading voice disseminating research-based blended family resources.

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