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Managing Stepfamilies at Christmas can be challenging: Choosing Realistic Expectations

Step families and remarrying couples enjoy the many benefits of married life together, but they also face many challenges of raising children and balancing family ex-partner visits as well as communicating effectively and resolving the issues involved with running a household, parenting and managing finances.

The Five Parenting Styles of the PREPARE/ENRICH Parenting Version

The Parenting Version of PREPARE/ENRICH is designed to guide couples through the emotions of parenting by empowering them with insight into their parenting style, family dynamics, and couple relationship. The Parenting Version is best used with any committed couple whose primary concerns are children and parenting issues.

Work Patterns and Parenting: Working non-day shifts may be a risk factor for depressive symptoms and relationship conflict

A 2007 study in the USA examined how the work hours, work schedules, and role overload of working-class couples might be related to the occurrence of depressive symptoms and relationship conflict as couples move into becoming parents.

The PREPARE/ENRICH Parenting Version has arrived

The PREPARE/ENRICH Parenting Version is Now Available: Register here >

The Parenting Version of PREPARE/ENRICH is designed to guide couples through the emotions of parenting by empowering them with insight into their parenting style, family dynamics, and couple relationship. The Parenting Version is best used with any committed couple whose primary concerns are children and parenting issues.

PREPARE/ENRICH Parenting Version (Now Available)

The PREPARE/ENRICH Parenting Version is Now Available: Register here >

The Parenting Version of PREPARE/ENRICH is designed to guide couples through the emotions of parenting by empowering them with insight into their parenting style, family dynamics, and couple relationship. The Parenting Version is best used with any committed couple whose primary concerns are children and parenting issues.

The Parenting Version is a good choice for any committed couple whose primary concerns are children and parenting issues

The Parenting Version of PREPARE/ENRICH is designed to guide couples through the emotions of parenting by empowering them with insight into their parenting style, family dynamics, and couple relationship.

Guidelines for Supervising Marriage Mentor Couples: Research has demonstrated that a good premarital program can help a couple get their marriage off to a better start

All Marriage Mentor couples must be trained and directly supervised by a professional counsellor, lead couple or clergy member with solid experience in marriage education, certified in the PREPARE/ENRICH Program.

PREPARE/ENRICH Dramatically Reduces Divorce Rate by Two Percent

Pre-Marital Mentoring Programs using PREPARE/ENRICH Dramatically Reduces Divorce Rate to Two Percent - 2005. Since 1995, South Hills Church of Christ in Abilene Texas, under the leadership of Pastor Robert Oglesby, has offered a premarital mentoring program based on PREPARE/ENRICH.

PREPARE/ENRICH Program has a Significant Impact using Marriage Mentors with Couples

Research indicates that the PREPARE-ENRICH program offered by marriage mentors to 1,070 low income couples over a four year period had a very significant impact in improving the couples’ relationship. 62% were married and 38% were premarital couples.

Marriage Mentoring Program offered six months or more prior to the wedding date, continuing on for six to twelve months after a marriage is the most effective

Implementing a marriage mentor program can be an exciting and powerful addition to your community program, or church ministry and/or outreach program. A formal mentoring program ensures that premarital couples get more preparation, and get it earlier in their engagement.

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