Workshops

Our next workshop will be held at Second Chance Church in Plainfield, Indiana, on August 23-24.

Sign up link for our August workshop: https://tithe.ly/event-registration/#/8423404

Who will benefit from participation in an IndyBlended stepfamily workshop?

(1) Couples who are considering remarriage.

(2) Remarried couples in the early stages (first ten years) of stepfamily life.

(3) Remarried couples who are veterans (more than ten years) of stepfamily living who can process their current challenges in the workshop and offer wisdom and encouragement based on successes they have experienced.

Our workshops typically go by the following schedule:

Day 1 Friday Evening

TimeTopic
5:30 PMCheck-in
Snacks and refreshments provided
6:00 PMWelcome, Overview, and Our Stories
Awareness of the story of each participant shows us that we are in this journey together!
7:00 PMSession 1: Intro to the Stepfamily Journey
Stepfamilies are different than biological families and application of God’s truth is critical for success.
8:00 PMSession 2: Stepfamily Parenting
Practical applications for stepparent and biological parent teamwork.
9:00 PMClose and Wrap-up Day 1

Day 2 Saturday Morning – Afternoon

TimeTopic
8:30 AMBreakfast
Coffee and continental breakfast provided
9:00 AMSession 3: Stages of Stepfamily Development
Awareness of the defined stages of stepfamily development will save remarriages time and energy
10:00 AMSession 4: Priorities for a Healthy Remarriage
Practical applications of the three key priorities that provide strength for stepfamilies.
11:00 AMSession 5: Co-Parenting
Practical applications for parent and ex-spouse teamwork
11:30 AMSession 6: Discipline in a Stepfamily
Key principles to enable a successful plan for discipline, a difficult topic in any family
12:30 PMLunch
Lunch is provided!
1:30 PMSession 7: Parenting with Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
Practical applications of the principles of Emotional Intelligence for parents in a stepfamily
2:30 PMSession 8: Additional Potential Stepfamily “Hotspots”
Strategies for addressing family traditions, birth order changes, sexuality, finances, and loss and grief
3:30 PMWrap up: Finalizing the Action Plan and Staying Connected
4:00 PMFinish

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