Monday, January 16, 2012

9 Best Movies For Step Families

In movies, stepparents consistently get a bad rap. When it comes to portrayals of step families, families where one or both of the adult partners bring children from a previous relationship into the family, most mainstream movies perpetuate old and tired stereotypes: Stepmom is unstable, if not downright evil, and stepdad is a lecherous psychotic. Movies with positive images of stepparents and their children are hard to find, even in our culture where blended families are very common. Below are nine films with positive portrayals of step family life appropriate for a variety of age groups for your consideration.
To access this information, please click here.

14 comments:

Sally Hardy said...

Hi,

I'm 48 years old and a year ago I remarried. I have two kids and my husband has six kids--together we have 8. Six of those 8 kids are living at home with us (we both have full custody). Our kids ages are: 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23. Pretty scary, right? Needless to say, this year has been HARD! It is getting a little better, but I would love to have some support and advise.
What say ye?

Sonja said...

Hi Sally, your circumstance does sound scary indeed and, I would say, requires a most extraordinary, very mature and courageous couple to have a chance at working.

I am more than happy to be a sounding board for you and to make suggestions where you might feel stuck. Whether I can be of real help to you, or not, only time will tell. Please feel free to use this blog as a platform for your thoughts, questions and debriefing. You may even find that other stepmums out there in Cyberland will identify and enter into the conversation.

I hope that you had a happy Christmas.

Kind regards,
Sonja

My Fairy Stepmother said...

Thanks for this list! There are so many negative depictions of stepmothers in movies that it makes the positive ones hard to find. The same goes for books, which is why I decided to write a children's book where the stepmother is the hero! It's called My Fairy Stepmother, and it's the first fairytale with a good stepmom! You can find it on Amazon or at MyFairyStepmother.com.

Anonymous said...

kids!?! 19, 20, 22,23? aren't they in college? or at least planning to move out? or working? either way I'm sure they're doing their own laundry and cooking if they have to live with their parents!

Anonymous said...

I just bought that book on Amazon I love it so do my step daughters read it for the first time tonight!

Anita Kelly said...

THE MIGHTY SPELL CASTER THAT HELPED ME SOLVED MY URGENT CRITICAL RELATIONSHIP PROBLEM.
I dont know how to really thank Dr. Keke Odin for what he did for me. My Name is Anita Kelly from Los Angeles, i was dating this man who i loved very much for over four years now without any problem in our relationship. so at a point he changed so suddenly after returning from the office and started behaving so strangely. it even got to the extent that he told me it was over and i should never call him again. This was a person that loved me with everything that he had. When i told my friend jenny what happened, she introduced me to a great spell caster called DR KEKE ODIN, the chief priest of all spell caster. At first sight this man told me all my problems that it was his secretary that used a charm on him. Dr KEKE ODIN told me not to worry that he will help me solve the problem. The following day, i was in the house in a sober mood when i first received a message from my boyfriend that he was very sorry and before i dropped the phone, he called me again to say he is on his way home and that he was truly sorry for everything. To my greatest surprise, one week later he engaged me and we got married. All Thanks to KEKE ODIN. You can contact him through the following means

Email: greatkekespelltemple@gmail.com

Mobile Number: +1 386-336-9876

website: http://greatkekespelltemple01.webs.com



THE MIGHTY SPELL CASTER THAT HELPED ME SOLVED MY URGENT CRITICAL RELATIONSHIP PROBLEM.
I dont know how to really thank Dr. Keke Odin for what he did for me. My Name is Anita Kelly from Los Angeles, i was dating this man who i loved very much for over four years now without any problem in our relationship. so at a point he changed so suddenly after returning from the office and started behaving so strangely. it even got to the extent that he told me it was over and i should never call him again. This was a person that loved me with everything that he had. When i told my friend jenny what happened, she introduced me to a great spell caster called DR KEKE ODIN, the chief priest of all spell caster. At first sight this man told me all my problems that it was his secretary that used a charm on him. Dr KEKE ODIN told me not to worry that he will help me solve the problem. The following day, i was in the house in a sober mood when i first received a message from my boyfriend that he was very sorry and before i dropped the phone, he called me again to say he is on his way home and that he was truly sorry for everything. To my greatest surprise, one week later he engaged me and we got married. All Thanks to KEKE ODIN. You can contact him through the following means

Email: greatkekespelltemple@gmail.com

Mobile Number: +1 386-336-9876

website: http://greatkekespelltemple01.webs.com

Ashley Vivian said...

My names are Ashley Vivian, Am here to share a testimony on how Dr Raypower helped me. After 1/5 year relationship with my boyfriend, he changed suddenly and stopped contacting me regularly, he would come up with excuses of not seeing me all the time. He stopped answering my calls and my sms and he stopped seeing me regularly. I then started catching him with different girls several times but every time he would say that he love me and that he needed some time to think about our relationship. But cannot stop thinking about him so i decided to go online and i saw so many good talk about this spell caster called Dr Raypower and i contact him and explain my problems to him. He cast a love spell for me which i use and after 24 hours, my boyfriend came back to me and started contacting me regularly and we moved in together after a few months and he was more open to me than before and he started spending more time with me than his friends. We eventually got married and we now have been married happily for 3 years with a son. Ever since Dr Raypower helped me, my partner is very stable, faithful and closer to me than before.You can also contact this spell caster and get your relationship fix Email: Urgentspellcast@gmail.com know more about him on his website: http://urgentspellcast.webs.com/

Royce shannon said...

Straight away after Dr.UGO ANDREW of generalspelltemple@gmail.com cast the Lottery spell for me, I felt enveloped by the control of the spell. This spell change my life into riches. I am now out of debts and experiencing the most amazing good luck with lottery after i won a huge amount of money. I have more luck now than I ever had in my life. i won 2.300.000 million pounds. Your Lottery spell made wonders, I can't believe it. Thank you so much sir for dedicating your time to cast the Lottery spell for me.”I am eternally grateful for the lottery spell DR. UGO ANDREW did for me. You can email him for you own lottery number. generalspelltemple@gmail.com or his via his Facebook web page www.facebook.com/generalspelltemple
his whatsapp number is +1 (518)855-8371

larry said...

When I found Dr. Okaya I was in desperate need of bringing my Lover back. He left me for another woman. It happened so fast and I had no say in the situation at all. He just dumped me after 3 years with no explanation. I contact Dr Okaya through his Email and he cast a love spell to help us get back together. Shortly after he did his spell, my Lover started texting me again and felt horrible for what he just put me through. He said that I was the most important person in his life and he knows that now.we moved in together and he was more open to me than before and he started spending more time with me than before. Ever since Dr. Okaya helped me, my partner is very stable, faithful and closer to me than before. I highly recommends Dr. Okaya to anyone in need of help. Such As

1. Love Spells
2. Lost Love Spells
3. Divorce Spells
4. Marriage Spells
5. Binding Spells
6. Breakup Spells
7. Banish a past Lover.
8. You want to be promoted in your office.
9. Fertility Spells/Pregnancy Spells
10. Lottery Spell
Email Dr Okaya On OKAYASPELLHELP@GMAIL.COM Or WhatsApp on +27814506790

Anonymous said...


Hello everyone,
i don't just know the reason why some people is finding it difficult to believe that there is a cure for HIV, i have been HIV+ since last three years with my boyfriend but today i am happy that i am HIV_ with herbal medicine of Dr Zuber the great healer,i was browsing the internet searching for help when i came across a testimony shared by someone on how Dr Zuber cure his HIV i was so much in need of getting his treatment but after all Dr Zuber brought a smile to my face with his herbal medicine. i am so much happy today that we have someone like this great healer out there, so my people out there kindly contact this great healer on his email address: zubercuretemple@gmail.com please sir keep your good work cause there are people out there who is in need of your healing medicine.once more contact him now: zubercuretemple@gmail.com or call his number +27653710658

Steps to restore a broken marriage said...

How to restore a broken relationship and marriage issues

Like the movies we see ,every relationship does not always have a happy ever after. Factors are always there to bring down the relationship you have given your all. It can be as a result of dishonesty, failing finance , misunderstanding , job requirement and so on. It take more than a lot to save a failing relationship take it from me i have been there before. Now i know a few ways that can help restore a failing relationship i am going to work it down from the top to the last best way i know.

Understanding

Understanding is one way to restore a failing relationship. But as easy as it sounds, it is the hardest task to accomplish,Why is this? let see. In a relationship no one like to be that person that never get heard like he or she does not exist. Men feel like everything said or do by them is right because they are men and they think they need to always be in charge because men are the head and women feel like they need to be respected and there opinion matters alot. If they both can not balance this i do not see any hope for that relationship because after so many fight resulting from misunderstanding they will call it the end.

Stable Finance

This is mostly for the men. It is important to have a stable finance because a lot of bad things can happen due to financial trouble. Even if your spouse choose to stay with you through the troubled time you might just see yourself as the fault and before you know little things and talk about money leads to fight and as you know the relationship falls. But stable finance can only restore a failing relationship to an extent before some other factor kicks in.

Couple Counseling

This for a very long time has been the the last terminal point of almost all couple before the final fall.Here the relationship are either restored or destroyed.Couple Counseling has recorded a high amount of success over the years but does not ensure that the relationship will stay strong for a very long time.Studies show that most of the relationships saved by counseling experience a positive change for a maximum of 3 to 5 years before failing again and some just do not even experience any change. Some even lead to divorce at the end. I am not saying couple counseling does not work i am just saying, it does not really ensure a long lasting relationship.

Love Spell

To me this is the only way that ensures you and that someone you love will always be together just as they promised you. My marriage had its own trouble bigger than counseling, Understanding and all the things a relationship is built upon the only thing that worked for me was the spell Akpe Osilama did for me. It was the only help that i seeked that actually worked for me that is why i am saying it the Ultimate.My friend who advised me to contact a spell caster has stayed married to her husband for 28 year and some months now because of the love spell Akpe Osilama did for her.I cannot talk about mine because its just been four months without trouble again that always seperate us. You want to save your your relationship contact the spell caster with this email chiefpriestakpeosilamaspellcast@yahoo.com

lisa davis said...

I never believed i would be healed someday.This disease started circulate all over my body and i have been taking treatment from my doctor, few weeks ago i came on to search the internet if i could get any information concerning the prevention of this disease, on my search i saw a testimony of someone who has been healed from (HARPS and other from ALS) by this Man DR.OKABEN and she also gave the email address of this man and advise we should contact him for any sickness that he would be of help, so i wrote to dr.okabenherbalspell@gmail.com telling him about my (Hepatitis B and Skin Tag) he told me not to worry that i was going to be cured!! hmm i never believed it, well after all the procedures and remedy given to me by this man few weeks later i started experiencing changes all over me, so i went to my Doctor for test again, when the result came out, behold i was totally free from the Hepatitis B as the Doctor OKABEN assured me, So friends my advise is if you have such disease or virus like HSV, HPV, HBV,MNA, ALS Cancer or any other at all you can email DR.OKABEN Name: DR. OKABEN Email: dr.okabenherbalspell@gmail.com Tell: call +2349029519146 Whatsapp: +2349029519146

antonia lyon said...

my name is Antonia lyon, I was diagnosed of ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) a rapidly progressive, invariably fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells, I was given medications to slow down the progress of the disease, after some months my conditioned worsened and i lost ability to go about my daily activities and i had to quit my job, my legs and arms were terribly weakened, i resorted to a wheelchair (Perbombil C300). This was till my husband's friend introduced my husband to a herbal clinic who sell herbal medicines to cure all kind of diseases like Cancer, Low sperm count,Erectile dysfunction, Barrenness, HPV, Herpes, Genital Wart,parkinson disease, Rare disease, Hepatitis, Syphilis,Diabetes, including ALS and MND. we contacted the herbal clinic via email and purchased the ALS herbal remedy, we received the herbal medicine via courier within 5 days and commenced usage as prescribed, its totally unexplainable how all the symptoms gradually disappeared, my speech has greatly improved and am able to walk a distance now with no help, contact this herbal clinic via their contact information [Email: dr.okabenherbalspell@gmail.com ] Phone; +(2349029519146).

sandra cat said...

Hi viewers, my son is 28 years old was diagnosed with HPV strains 16 and 21 (after DNA analysis - HPV). It has no visible lesions of the cervix but Pap test detected changes in the cells (ASCUS and AGUS). The doctor prescribed a very good treatment with Cervugid Ovules. We repeated Pap in February, after treatment she was not cured. The last treatment she took was About 2 years ago I applied natural treatment from Dr okaben herbal centre, a week after applying the treatment all the warts were gone. it's now 2 years and some months I don't have single wart or any symptoms of hpv. wow"" it's great, Dr okaben has finally cured me. he is also specialized in the cure of the following: Cancer, HIV,ALS, MND, Low sperm count, Barrenness, Hvp, Herpes, Genital Wart, Rare disease, Hepatitis, Syphilis, Diabetes ETC His email address; dr.oluwarindetradomedicalhouse@gmail.com, call umber: +(2349029519146). I hope other patients to get better after this treatment. God bless