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Forging a Relationship with your Child's New Stepparent

So you’ve already endured the perils of divorce. If you have a child with your ex-spouse you have likely gone through challenges of getting your kid used to this new routine, which is so different from what it used to be. 578 more words

"Make it about your kids .... not your ego"

After the many years of turmoil in our own situation, it was refreshing to see a father recognize the importance of his daughter’s step-father — on her wedding day. 11 more words

Step-mother-ing Part Two

     When we got engaged, Danny and I felt strongly that the wedding should be formal, in a church, and have the kids included in the ceremony. 989 more words


Step-mother-ing - Part One


    When I took the position as Stepmother, I realized with the position comes stigma. When the word “stepmother” is uttered many people envision “the wicked stepmother”. 862 more words

When your Step-Parenting has lost the Sparkle in its' Step

I am a single mother of three. Soon I will be married to the man of my absolute most wonderful fairy-tale dreams, and with him come two beautiful young children who fit in age right between my own. 769 more words


Changing Tides

My life has been full of changes lately! And although I love routine, these changes have been good for me. I am learning and growing as a person, and that alone is a refreshing change. 982 more words