Cami, Trish, Bob, Ali 2016-photo by Photography by Bethany
Trish Eklund created Family Fusion Community to share multiple points of view of parents living in a blended family. She believes strongly in co-parenting peacefully, for the sake of the children involved, no matter what the circumstances might be. She co-parents her two children, ages 13 and 17, with her husband, her ex-husband, and his wife.
In addition to Family Fusion Community, Trish is also the owner and creator of Abandoned, Forgotten, & Decayed, A photographic adventure in the abandoned and forgotten. Trish has always enjoyed looking for abandoned houses, ghost towns, haunted places, and historical places. Follow her photography on Facebook and Instagram as well. Her abandoned photography has been featured on Only in Nebraska.
“Love Handle” by Trish Eklund- Abandoned, Forgotten, & Decayed
Trish is featured regularly on the Huffington Post Divorce. She has also been featured on Making Midlife Matter, an online magazine for women to share and inspire others to create their own midlife magic. After losing a family member to suicide, and struggling it in her past, Trish shared her experience; check out the article featured in The Mighty. Sharing her insight about raising strong teenagers, Trish was featured on The Five Moms, a site dedicated to teen drug prevention by parental education and awareness, mainly focusing on OTC cough medicine. Trish is also a regularly featured writer on Her View From Home, a lifestyle magazine that connects your view to the rest of the world. Trish has also been a featured writer on Big Blended Family, a website and resource for blended families.
Cami, (Trish’s Youngest Daughter), Ayden, Peyton (Jeff & Molly’s kids) December 2015
Trish Eklund has an essay, Happy Endings, in the anthology, Hey, Who’s In My House? Stepkids Speak Out by Erin Mantz. The first book telling the story of blended family life from the perspective of the stepkids. Trish revisits the rocky relationship with her own stepmom, one of the main reasons she is so determined to co-parent with her children’s stepmom, and her own idea of a happy ending. The book is available on Amazon or Barnes & Noble.
Contact Trish: firstname.lastname@example.org