Author: Brenda & Gil Stuart

Brenda and Gil Stuart live in Brush Prairie and have seven grown children and multiple grandchildren between them. Together, they use their professional expertise and personal experience to operate Restored and Remarried, an organization that “encourages and equips couples who are thinking about, starting out on, or are living the stepfamily adventure with fun, interactive and practical resources.” Learn more at

Even though it’s never easy, putting these three principles into practice can increase satisfaction in your remarriage and stepfamily journey.

For human beings in every part of our society, and especially between couples, great value is placed on clear communication. We all want to be understood. At some level, we all want to be known. We are Brenda and Gil