The Smart StepFamily – Ron Deal

by | Dec 31, 1969

You may be in love and your new marriage is doing well but how are the kids doing?  Janet and I have found that blending families is far harder than we thought it would be.

Ron Deal From Family Life is our special guest on this program.  Ron is a marriage and family author, conference speaker, and therapist. He is Founder and President of As For Me And My House Ministries, LLC ( and now serves as director of FamilyLife Blended.

Ron is author of The Smart Stepfamily: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family (and DVD series), The Smart Stepmom, The Remarriage Checkup: Tools to Help Your Marriage Last a Lifetime and The Smart Stepdad. His latest book is Dating and the Single Parent. A recognized expert in marriage and blended families, Ron is a member of the Stepfamily Expert Council for the National Stepfamily Resource Center, and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor with nearly 25 years experience in local church ministry and family ministry consulting. He is a featured expert on the video curriculum Single and Parenting (2011, Church Initiative).