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Ron L. Deal, Director of FamilyLife Blended, and author of "The Smart StepFamily," said:

“Every mom in a blended family has some tough moments, which is why you need some encouraging ones as well. Blended Mom Moments will pick you up and keep you going, one moment at a time.”

Laura Petherbridge, International speaker and author of "The Smart Stepmom," said:

"Offering hope and inspiration, Blended Mom Moments gets right to the heart of the matter. Stepmoms everywhere will enjoy Kristie Carpenter’s wisdom, practical advice, and month-to-month encouragement. Stepfamilies need support -- Kristie delivers!!"

Gary Thomas, Best-selling author/international speaker, said:

"I love the rawness of the book (The Blended Family Mom) and its honesty ... it has 'healing ministry' written all over it; it will be a blessing to many couples ... thanks (Kristie) for gifting this to the church."

Dave and Ashley Willis, Founders of, said:

"Raising  a healthy and happy blended family is one of the most complex  challenges you'll ever face, but this book can help you do it well. Kristie's wit and wisdom will give you extraordinary tools for the journey. Blended Mom Moments will provide a yearlong source of hope, encouragement and practical tools to help your family thrive!”