New listenable resource! Had a great time with podcaster Jenny Lisk of The Widowed Parent Podcast. Our discussion included the role of the stepparent when a parent has died or disappeared, how to visualize the discipline process in a stepfamily, and more. To see what opportunities to listen, watch, and connect are coming up, go to News and Events.
6/28/2018 ~ At the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) Symposium, Diane presented her workshop “Out of Sync: Recognizing the conflicting needs of stepparents, parents, and grieving children.” This session was accepted through the NAGC’s application and evaluation process.
10/26 – 27/2017 ~ Blended families and those ministering to blended families should not miss Family Life Blended’s annual Stepfamily Summit
2017 in Nashville, TN (I presented a workshop entitled “Parenting Grieving Children: Learning to Connect with Loss.”) and 2018 in Little Rock, AR.
If you’re stepparenting or supporting grieving children, keep up with Diane Ingram Fromme (public page), for articles, inspiration, and appearances. To join a private discussion community about stepparenting grieving children, request to join Stepparenting the Grieving Child. Our community has already generated some deep and meaningful discussions!
BlogTalk Radio: The Daily Author #92 (2.2.17)
Becoming a stepparent to a grieving child is not uncommon. Those who come into such an environment need a guidebook to help them through the process. Today’s guest has written such a book, Stepparenting the Grieving Child, and it’s scheduled for release in March of 2017.
- Her initial experiences as a new stepparent
- How the relationship changed with her two stepchildren
- Why she decided to write the book