We know, we know. It’s just television and it wasn’t real. BUT! Mike and Carol Brady modeled some great behavior for us married folk! And who doesn’t love the clothes, house and decor from the 70s? (NOTE: Michael Dennehy is a 1970s freak)
As you may know, we are both remarried and blending a family together. Thinking way back to 1969 when The Brady Bunch first aired is a pretty remarkable storyline. A couple remarrying, each having three kids and blending a family was not something that was very common.
Now, of course, we know firsthand that blending a family is not nearly as easy as it is on The Brady Bunch. No one is screaming – “you’re not my real Dad!”, or “my real Mom would do it that way!” However, it is pretty much understood that both of the Brady’s first spouses passed away which made it easier to blend 6 kids together when they only have Mr. and Mrs. Brady and the kids live together full-time. But, still hard to believe it can ever be that easy!
Let’s get to what is realistic in the show and is a great modeling for marriages and families. Continue reading “Mike and Carol Brady had it right”