Celebrate National Stepfamily Day with Free Coaching!
Released on: September 12, 2008, 6:07 am
Press Release Author: Blended-Families.com, LLC
Press Release Summary: On September 16, 2008, in honor of the eleventh annual Stepfamily Day, three leading experts in step and blended family issues will answer the toughest questions facing stepparents.
Press Release Body: Ask a dad rushing to drop off his stepkids at their fatherís house what he is planning to do for Stepfamily Day and youíre likely to be met with a look of bewildered surprise. Turns out the most stepparents have no idea that a day has been designated to acknowledge them.
Three blended family expert coaches want to change that around. According to Emily Bouchard, director of Blended-Families.com, ďthere are millions of people living in blended family situations who think they are alone in their experience. With one in three Americans living in stepfamilies, we wanted to do what we could to raise awareness about Stepfamily Day and to show them that they are not alone.Ē
On September 16, 2008, there will be three different opportunities for stepparents to participate in live question and answer calls offered at noon, 3pm and 9pm Eastern time. Using an innovative way to collect specific questions prior to the calls, ďwe can be sure to address all the concerns listeners have, while still having an environment where everyone can easily hear the expert answersĒ explains Jesse Fisher, the LLC's Managing Member.
ďWe wanted to come up with a way to honor stepfamilies while giving them access to experts they might not otherwise be able to affordĒ explains Bouchard. ďWe created a program for Stepfamily Day that anyone could access, no matter where they live or what their circumstances.Ē
Blended-Families.com, sponsor of the ďAsk The ExpertsĒ series for step parents, was founded by marriage and family therapist Emily Bouchard in 2003. Emily, whose first experience as a step parent was learning to deal with two teenage stepdaughters, has a Masters in Social Work and enjoys helping step parents overcome the same hurdles she experienced. Her step parenting tips newsletter, StepHeroes, has attracted nearly 6,500 subscribers worldwide. Bouchard is the author of several ebooks including her most popular, ďConquering ConflictĒ. She is joined in her work at Blended-Families.com by two other experienced parenting and relationship coaches, Sheena Berg and Yvonne Kelly.
Web Site: http://www.blended-families.com/step-family-day/