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Sibel Guelseren is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Board Certified Masters Addictions Professional, Board Certified Sex Therapist, and Life Coach with over 20 years of Experience.  Sibel earned a Master of Education Degree and a Specialist in Education Degree, both specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Florida. She is also a Graduate of CoachU’s 3-year prestigious Coaching Program and works with clients on various life and work issues.  

 

In this episode, she helps me with some common issues of teenagers and sexuality, as well as helps me answer some listener questions. We talk about

 

  • Differing parenting styles surrounding sexual education
  • How to communicate with your kids about sex
  • How to help our children go through puberty
  • Sexual attraction between step siblings
  • Setting boundaries and structure for pubescent children
  • Teenagers clothing choices
  • Boundaries around sleepovers
  • And more!

 

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Finding and achieving happiness is something many of us work on every day. Being part of a blended family can make you feel at times like happiness is impossible to find. In this episode I share my top ten happiness boosters. Be happy NOW, because now is all we have!

 

  1. Meditate
  2. Forgive others
  3. Stop complaining
  4. Have gratitude
  5. Smile and laugh more
  6. Practice self care
  7. Do something that fulfills you
  8. Do for others
  9. Cut out negativity
  10. Be kinder to yourself.

 

I’m also joined by one of our own listeners for a family interview with Sharon Kelly.

 

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                    5445 Murrell Rd

                    Unit 102 #178

                    Viera FL 32955

 

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Accepting a step parent into your child’s life can be difficult for many reasons. In this episode I explain why, and I will give you some ground rules to follow.

 

  • No bad mouthing
  • No competing
  • Practice better communication with your ex and their partner
  • Take your own feelings out of the equation
  • Be there for your child without interfering

 

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Send mail to Melissa Brown

                    5445 Murrell Rd

                    Unit 102 #178

                    Viera FL 32955

 

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This episode I talk about some of my own recent struggles, and what I’ve learned from them. Plus I answer some listener questions.

 

  • What to do when two parents have completely different parenting styles
  • How to help children who have been taken from their mom
  • What to do when you don’t like the choices the other parent is making for your kids in their home

 

And a giveaway!

 

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Send questions or feedback to melissa@blendedfamilypodcast.com

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Send mail to Melissa Brown

                    5445 Murrell Rd

                    Unit 102 #178

                    Viera FL 32955