EP 306 – Blended to Perfection – Managing a Blended Family

A family embodies many things, but it doesn’t always have to be blood… Did you marry someone with kids? Maybe you both came into a relationship with kids of your own? Or perhaps you adopted? How do you manage multiple scheduled? Co-parenting? Resentful children? Regardless of the struggles, a blended family is a beautiful thing. No matter how a family comes together, the transition can be a challenge for both parents and children.

What We’re Sipping On This Episode:

Apothic Merlot – If you’re a long-time listener then you already know that Merlot is Sasha’s favorite wine type and Apothic is one of her favorite brands. This wine has “depths of black cherry, boysenberry, and wild blueberries with subtle hints of vanilla and coconut.” Shara described it as jammy but agrees that this is one she can have on her shelf. It is Sasha and Shara approved at 13.5% and a great wine if you love reds or Merlots.

About the Episode:

We’re talking all about the good, bad, ups, and downs of blended families with special guest Danielle Meadows-Stinnett. Danielle is the owner of digital branding agency Octane Design Studios (@octanedesigns), podcaster, wife, mama of 4, and lover of chai tea, comics, cosplay and live MMA. Danielle is a blended family advocate as both a biological, foster, and adopted parent of 4 beautiful boys.

Her children’s attributes range from special needs and interracial heritages to hormonal growth spurts. Her youngest is currently 8 months old.  

As much as Danielle is passionate about providing creative services she strives to be more than just the graphics she creates. 

Over the years her hashtag #MoreThanGraphics has become more than just a marketing slogan; its become a life principle for herself that she executes through storytelling and life chronicles as producer and co-host of the #MoreThanGraphics podcast.

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