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Blended Family Success One Day Workshops

If you relate to one or more points, NOW is the time to attend:

  • You want to learn skills and strategies to enjoy great relationships

  • One of you thinks you need help, even if the other doesn't (don’t wait until it’s a last resort)

  • You want to make progress in resolving issues

  • Guilt from the past comes creeping into the present

  • You would enjoy fresh insights on helping children adjust

  • You want to form a united approach to discipline

  • You want to avoid common mistakes many couples in a step family make and learn essential keys to success

You’ll learn what separates couples who succeed, from those who don’t and get practical solutions to overcome the challenges!

Family Board Game

Topics include:

Crucial advice on how to achieve and sustain a great couple relationship

How expectations influence your stepfamily’s progress

Successful parenting and step parenting strategies covering: Discipline, Loyalties (feeling torn), Helping children adjust

Creating a peaceful co-parenting relationship with your ex-partner

Resolving conflict without it damaging your relationships

Insights from the latest research on what it takes for your family to succeed

Plus much more…

The Blended Family Success One Day Workshop is a safe place for you and

your partner to talk about those tricky topics you know need to be

addressed but fear of conflict prevents you from raising them.

You'll quickly learn that other couples are facing the exact same challenges; the

issues no longer seem so scary, but rather quite normal.

Regardless of what you have gone through to date, your past does not

determine your potential, or your future.  Couples who get professional help

and information on how to overcome the challenges of blending families, can

significantly increase their chance of success.

Attend the Blended Family Success One Day Workshop and give yourself the best chance possible to succeed.  You’ll learn how to unite with your partner, resolve issues, help your children adjust and enjoy family life together.

Workshops are suitable for a couple preparing to blend through to those who have been living together many years. 

Couples prefer a one day workshops because it creates the opportunity to set aside a focused time frame to explore issues without getting caught up in the distraction of everyday life.  

Having your partner alongside you creates the opportunity for you both to implement the tools provided and work together to further the best interests of your couple relationship and the children in your family.

Regardless of where you’re at you’ll go away feeling equipped, refreshed and inspired towards success.  The workshop is only one day but can have a far reaching positive impact on your family's life for many years to come. It's been described as "very positive and uplifting"!

Here’s what past attendees said they gained:

"How to deal with and manage conflict"

"We gained a wealth of information pulled from real, personal experiences, totally recommend!"

"Got some really good strategies and insights"

"It covered all the issues and gave strategies"

"It was great to interact and talk through things"

"Great strategies and a platform for discussion"

"We received powerful tools for our future"

"Strategies to help with my relationship and be a better parent"

"New techniques to deal with my stepchildren and own children that I will use immediately”

"I enjoyed interacting and resolving issues with my partner directly and the useful advice and insights given"


And this...

"I found all aspects so valuable and can't thank you enough for the tips, insights and knowledge you've given us today.  I leave feeling expectant and positive about my future with my blended family.  Thank you!"


Receive practical strategies that really work

You’ll come away with new insights, skills and ideas on how to create and enjoy a supportive home environment.  Much of the learning is experienced based and is not covered in written books. 

“Tell me and I’ll forget.  Show me, and I may not remember.  Involve me, and I’ll understand.”  

Native American Proverb

Numbers are limited.  Workshops regularly sell out.  You must register to secure your place.  


DANNEVIRKE: Saturday 6th April 2024


Venue: Tararua REAP, 15 Gordon Street

Click Here  to register and get your ticket now (Note: you will directed to REAP Tararua website, Please register directly via email or phone 06 374 6565

Many parents in a blended family will tell you children put loyalties to the test. 


A child’s adjustment can have a profound impact on the pressure couples face.  


With the failure rate being rather high (over 60%, most within the first few years) it is vital for couples to invest time into helping their child manage the transition. 

Adele Cornish BSW

New Zealand's Leading

Stepfamily Presenter


Adele Cornish is an author, speaker, International Blended Family Coach and founder of the Blended Family Success 

Network - a resource, blog and support forum for those in a blended family. She has spent many years utilising her 

social work background to extensively research and address the unique challenges blended families face.


Adele has developed a programme that currently teaches practical skills and strategies to thousands of couples

worldwide, equipping them to overcome the common obstacles to blended family success. She has appeared several

times on television (TV1 Good Morning Show, TV3 Cafe and Choice TV) and radio speaking about step families, authored

books, written magazine feature articles and regularly runs seminars, workshops and professional development courses

on this topic.

Adele and her husband Mike have a blended family of five children. Mike has been instrumental in facilitating the

Divorce Care programme which teaches parents how to co-parent effectively with their ex-partner and help children

adjust after their parent's separation.  

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