What challenges do blended families face?
Karalee Katsambanis draws on her experience as a journalist and stepparent to provide some answers, strategies and solutions that may work for you.
As a stepparent, Karalee searched for some guidance. Guess what? There was none, so she drew on her experience and wrote a book to provide some ideas for stepparents.
Karalee will lead a panel to discuss how you can navigate the best path for you, your parenting partners and your kids.
Sharing real experiences of entering the world of step parenting/blended families, Karalee will provide invaluable insights and advice to those beginning or already on their journey.
Karalee Katsambanis is an accomplished Australian TV commentator broadcaster, journalist, columnist and executive media trainer. She has worked across Australia’s mainstream TV, radio, newspapers, magazines and online for the past 20 years.
She is also a mother of three children and stepmother to two young adults. She has been a stepparent for the past 15 years.
Her recently published book “Step Parenting with Purpose; Everything you wanted to know but were too afraid to ask” provides invaluable insights and advice to those beginning or already on their stepparenting journey.
Karalee is passionate about helping others successfully deal with the many issues faces by parents and stepparents in blended families.
Read more about Karalee at www.karaleekatsambanis.com
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