Blended families: Making it work

January 18, 2008 6:02:06 PM PST
After a second marriage, discover ways to introduce your kids to new siblings and how to get a blended family to bond together.

When marriages end and the partners remarry, there is often a reconfiguration with children which results in blended families. Creative Director of Ebony Magazine and Life Coach, Harriette Cole, gave us some great advice on how to make a blended family work.

The February issue of Ebony Magazine will address the issue of blended families.
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Harriette Cole - Life Coach and Creative Director of Ebony Magazine:
Ebony asks the question: Is love better the second time around? In the February issue, Ebony names the 10 hottest couples along with the celebrity make-ups and break-ups that shook tinsel town in 2007. And this time it's all about the many ways to remix love. From Kimora and Djimon to Russell and his new love, Porschla, to Tracey and Eddie, his ex-wife, Nicole, and his ex-mate Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown and her new hubby, Stephen Belafonte. Learn what these and other celebrity couples said about their relationships.

About Harriette Cole:
As President and Creative Director of New York-based life coaching company, Harriette Cole Productions, Cole has devoted her life to helping people discover how to present themselves effectively. Among Harriette's many accomplishments are her best-selling books including the African-American wedding planner, Jumping the Broom and its companions, Jumping the Broom: Wedding Workbook and Vows. She also penned How to Be, a guide to living with grace and integrity and Choosing Truth: Living an Authentic Life, a book designed to encourage people to pursue rigorously honest lives. Harriette is currently the creative director of EBONY, the oldest and largest African American magazine in the world. Harriette has been able to reach a broad and multi-ethnic audience through her books, her nationally syndicated advice column "Sense and Sensitivity", group and individual mentoring and coaching, her active work as an inspirational speaker across the country, and her interaction with the media.