More and more relationships break up, new relationships are established and the result is a growing number of patchwork families and single parents.
The term ‘patchwork family’ has gained some currency for a family in which at least one parent brings a child from a previous relationship.
As might be expected, putting the patchwork successfully together can sometimes prove a delicate process.
more “Children: 1; Children living in your household: 0.” That describes the situation for millions of divorced and separated men and women.
It can take time to develop a comfort zone, not only with a new person, but also with the kids and with the new person as a parent as well.