Build Lasting and Loving Connections Between Parents, Stepparents and Their Children Even after a Divorce or Heartbreak

It's exciting to find love again

After a painful or difficult breakup that was hard on you, but probably even harder on the kids.
We all want – and need, secure attachment with the people we love.

Yet many of us haven’t learned how to create and sustain a healthy relationship, or have learned dysfunctional behaviors and emotional reactions that push people away, and sabotage love once we find it!

Research shows that a new partnership can strain your relationship with your children, and vice versa. Especially when it comes to teenagers, who are dealing with their own struggles.

You’re committed to making things work in your new relationship-for you, your partner and the kids.

But you know that there are challenges ahead. There are several major challenges (potential landmines) that affect most blended families. If you don’t address those landmines, they are very likely to end your relationship within 2-4 years.

Take the Blended Family Quiz to discover the 7 key challenges that affect blended families

The good news is

You can learn how to navigate those landmines, or avoid them altogether.
I help divorced and single parents who are concerned that their new relationship won’t be good for their kids, avoid the step family landmines so they can have a happy family the second time around.

Through over 20 years experience working with families, and the many great teachers I’ve been lucky to learn from, I’ve created a system to help you identify the landmines you can’t see on your own. And I’ll give you the tools you need to navigate those landmines, so you can have the lasting love (and family) you’ve always wanted.

It starts from within, allowing ourselves to feel, and heal, from the past, learning better ways to share what’s in our hearts and hear what’s most important to those we care about…


A globally recognized research based approach to strengthen and repair marriages and relationships


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The Stories of Success

Edina is a great communicator and invested in the best outcomes for her clients. Her method is very accessible and easy to understand. I will always be grateful to her for giving me the tools to fix my marriage.

Anonymous attorney

After being raised by parents who didn’t communicate effectively, I found myself in the same situation. I was neer able to express myself in a way that led to effective resolution when I was angry or hurt or frustrated. IN addition to helping us understand all of the Gottman principles and what contributes to a successful relationship, Edina taught us critical communication strategies that have allowed me to actually share my feelings in a way that doesn’t alienate my partner. After 3 months of working with Edina, we were more connected with each other than we had been in a long time and I felt more loved, appreciated and understood by my partner.

Jessie and Mark L, policy analyst & hi tech professional, parents with special needs child

You were always very inviting, friendly, nonjudgmental and both my wife and I felt very comfortable with you. Your knowledge of the Gottman Method and the way you implement those methods really helped us after seeing multiple counselors with little to no success. You gave us the tools we needed to have a happy, thriving marriage!

Calvin, police officer and stepparent

Edina has been our family coach for several years… Her coaching has helped me raise my kids with so much emotional intelligence that they claim to be therapists for their friend circle.

I have also incorporated her techniques at my workplace, which has helped my employees feel supported. Our family has a healthy foundation of life skills and values due to our coaching sessions. Working with Edina has kept kept our marriage together and strengthened our relationship. We highly recommend everyone to be part of step by step coaching and shift their mindset.

Preeti, parent and medical professional

Take the Quiz to discover the key challenges that affect stepfamilies.