A Blended Family Can Thrive
Learn how to navigate the unique challenges at the intersection of stepparenting, co-parenting and second marriages. Find an online community, expert guidance and resources for your family’s journey from broken to blended.
Blended Not Broken was developed by a team of stepparents and stepchildren along with a therapist with expertise in family dynamics. This incredible community will alongside you on your journey as they also have walked this path. Enrolling in Blended Not Broken provides you with:
A Proven Model
Our team’s expertise will give you the confidence and tools your family needs to build a healthy, peaceful home.
Our marriage and family therapists have the skills to guide you and help you develop a plan for your family’s healing.
Our Christian values shape our program and provide you with a foundation for lasting change.
Connect with the stories and lessons learned from many others who come alongside your family’s journey.
Resources & Solutions
From free articles and blogs to custom classes and resources, Blended Not Broken meets you where you are with tools and support.
Blendednotbroken.org is the ideal place to work with your blended family because they have over 25 years of experience and offer a wealth of empathy and understanding towards every unique family situation. They provide resources and support to help families overcome any obstacles that may arise, creating a safe and nurturing environment for families to thrive in.
Empower Your Family with
Blended Not Broken
Join this community today for immediate access to a range of resources, tools and support. From self-paced videos on a range of topics to devotionals and articles, Blended Not Broken is your go-to resource for addressing your family’s challenges on every step of the journey. Make today the first in your commitment in moving from broken to blended.
Blended Not Broken will Provide you with
30 Self Paced Videos
Work through the course in your own time and as your blended family needs
To Download and work through with your family
Biblical references and teachings throughout
What Can I Expect?
Our team knows the unique challenges that come with blended two families together. Thirty self-paced online courses provide your family with engaging stories and strategies rooted in scripture through video and interactive participant guides. Learn to foster healthy relationships and work toward leaving brokenness behind.
Examples of video module topics you’ll have access to include:
Identify and navigate the pain and trauma from the loss of the original family
Keys to being a good Blender
Discover ways to promote the blending process while focusing on your marriage
Keys to building a successful blended family
Strategies for communication and boundaries with co-parents and stepparents
Are you ready to take your blended family to the next level?
With our robust, in-depth training and coaching program, you can get the insights and support you need to turn your family into a strong, cohesive unit. Our online sessions are tailored to meet the unique needs of your blended family, providing comprehensive guidance on topics such as communication and problem solving. Through easy-to-follow video tutorials, expert advice from professionals, and interactive activities with other families in similar situations, you can gain the insight and skills necessary for success. With our help, your blended family will be stronger than ever before! Take the next step now.
100% Happiness Guarantee
If you do not feel the program is for you we offer a 7 day 100% refund policy, no questions asked
Meet the Blended Not Broken Team
Christie Meldrim has been in church ministry for 15 years and currently works as the Guest Services Director at West Ridge Church in Dallas, GA. She is a graduate of Colorado Christian University with a degree in Student Ministry. Christie and her husband Mark live in Dallas, GA where she is stepmom to Alexis, Dillon, Libbie and Leeann. Christie is co-authoring the book, Blended Not Broken which is coming soon.
Grant Wood is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist and the owner and Clinical Director of Resonate Relationship Clinic LLC in Overland Park, Kansas. Resonate is a multi-specialty mental health practice serving over 4,000 individuals and families annually in the greater Kansas City area. Grant works with individuals, couples and families in the areas of emotional, relational, social and spiritual development. Grant has completed advanced training in Enneagram Psychology, Gottman Method Couples Therapy and Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy. He specializes in pre-marital and marital enrichment, men’s issues, blended families and spiritual formation.
Tim Smith has over 35 years of experience with nonprofit organizations in administration, management, and fund development. He has also served as a Development Officer in nonprofit organizations and Executive Pastor for two megachurches. Tim recently served as Chief Development Officer for the Museum of the Bible and is the Founder and President of NonProfit DNA, a development and consulting agency.
Tim is married to Olivia, as parents and stepparents they share a total of six children. He is the author of Donors Are People Too: Managing Relationships with Your Ministry’s Major Contributors, a book on the art of personal relationship with donors, What Have I Gotten Myself Into, and Blended Not Broken coming soon.
Kind words from friends of Blended not Broken
"Blended, Not Broken is so needed in today’s America. Tim and Olivia Smith, in concert with daughter Christie, have traveled from the increasingly common place of shattered families to a beautiful family union of blended pieces and healthy relationships. This God-honoring and Biblically-based Blended, Not Broken content at blendednotbroken.org will be amazingly relevant to the many blended families across this land who desperately seek such a hopeful way forward."
Major General Bob Dees, U.S. Army, Retired
ICCI Master Resilience Coach
“A blended family is like a jigsaw puzzle—if you force the pieces to fit, you destroy the intended design. To help us work the blended family puzzle, here’s great news—this is a family that’s done it! Now they are providing practical solutions for perplexing problems. And more so, their solutions are trustworthy and based on biblical truth. Who doesn’t need wise answers for our ‘What to do’ dilemmas? What a gift for every blended family!"
June Hunt, Founder and Chief Servant Officer, Hope for the Heart
Author, “How to Forgive … When You Don’t Feel Like It”
“It will be immediately evident that the heart of this relevant website is for every family – and specifically for blessing the blended ones. Tim, Olivia, and Christie provide inspirational and priceless advice, tools and biblical non-negotiables that protect blended families. Truth along with temptations, tests, humor and ‘what to do about it.’ Practical and actionable ‘blended, not broken’ insights to be ‘Quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger."
Rita M. Murray, PhD, Founder and Principal of Performance Consulting, LLC