Ron Deal

Ron L. Deal is one of the most widely read and viewed experts on blended families in the country. He is Director of FamilyLife Blended® for FamilyLife®, founder of Smart Stepfamilies™, and the author and Consulting Editor of the Smart Stepfamily Series

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Hmmm. Second wife, first ornaments. View Show Notes →
Does your child live between two homes? When attending their activities, follow these event-etiquette guidelines. View Show Notes →
On FamilyLife Today, Dave and Ann Wilson host Ron & Nan Deal, who continue their marriage's raw story through addiction recovery and its pain and anger. The good news? Hope gets the last word. View Show Notes →
If you’re a single parent or dating one, here's a dating myth to avoid. View Show Notes →
On FamilyLife Today, Dave and Ann Wilson host Ron & Nan Deal, who began their marriage with issues that spiraled after the loss of their 12-year-old. Hear their story of grief, addiction, & the road to hope. View Show Notes →
On FamilyLife Today, Dave and Ann Wilson host Ron & Nan Deal, who have led FamilyLife Blended for over a decade, but their story's far from flawless. Like all of us, they carried baggage into marriage. View Show Notes →
Parents really must work together. So, here's another tip for maintaining your parental unity. View Show Notes →
Now here's another no-brainer about blended families: adding a stepparent to the parenting team is bound to change something. View Show Notes →
Your strength in parenting comes in part from your unity as a team. View Show Notes →
Fighting barriers in your marriage? Well, here's another tip for reducing the cholesterol in your marital heart: Adapt to life, as needed. View Show Notes →
All this week we're talking about reducing the cholesterol in your marital heart. Today's tip: Spend regular leisure time together. View Show Notes →
All this week we've been talking about reducing the cholesterol in your marriage. Today's tip: Deal with problems as they arise. View Show Notes →
We all know that high cholesterol is bad for you, right? Well, here is another tip for reducing the cholesterol in your marital heart. Be a really good listener. View Show Notes →
High Cholesterol is bad for your body, right. Well here's a tip for reducing the cholesterol in your marital heart: Double check your attitude. View Show Notes →
Learning to be a good parent, in part, means knowing what not to do. View Show Notes →
Kids in stepfamilies go through a lot. Which is one reason their parent can become overprotective. View Show Notes →
Our God is a God of reconciliation. And any time we can reconcile a relationship, it's a good thing. View Show Notes →
Alright kids, stop listening. I'm going to tell your parents how to get you to stop arguing. View Show Notes →
When it comes to supporting couples in stepfamilies, everyone can play a part. View Show Notes →
In the Bible, Hebrews 12 says that for the joy set before Him, Jesus "endured the cross." Really? Was there joy in enduring the cross? View Show Notes →