The Smart Stepfamily

Seven Steps to a Healthy Family
Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (93 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Leading stepfamily expert Ron Deal offers a revised and expanded edition of his signature resource, which addresses key concerns and practical issues facing every stepfamily.

©2016 eChristian (P)2016 eChristian

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Good content, but the reader sounds like a robot

The content was valuable, however the reader sounded like a robot. He sounds like the old Mackintosh computers where you type in words and the computer reads it out.

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Good info but not for the faint of heart

Felt like I learned some things and but the overall tone was depressing and stressful. Basically as a stepparent you get a rough life was the message I took away...would have liked some more encouraging sections

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Wonderful book

This book is a must read for step families. There is so much to take into account that it is overwhelming. However, if you do the work, you stand a good chance. The narrator was painful to listen to. I sped it up a bunch to get through some of it. It did feel better in the latter half of the book though. I determined that it was because the content was so good and his consistent voice managed to get out of the way a bit. I recommend having a physical or e- book for this as well for review, highlights, and discussion.

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Eye opening for Christians in stepfamilies.

❤️ Love it! I want to re-listen to this several times. As an adult of a blended family, this helped me heal & understand my life. As the second wife and stepmother of pre-teen age girls, this hit my heart. All of my struggles were laid out as normal.

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A must read!

Loved it! A must read to obtain some much needed guidance to support your growing family.

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terrible performance

The performance reading this audio book is absolutely terrible... Text to speech would sound better. It's an outstanding book though... the content kept me listening!

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Educative and interesting.

loved it. Educative and interesting. Must read for step families or prospective step family. covered most areas of importance

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Needed Perspective

The content was excellent! The narration was hard to listen to but the information helped compensate for the painful voice over

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Topics I hadn't thought of.

this book definitely had topics I had not thought of. I have only benefitted from this book.

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Good content; poor narrator

I decided to by the paper copy so I can read it instead of listening to this book. It has a lot of valuable content, but the narrator was very monotonous and difficult to listen to.