Family
The Stepmom Life: Do These 2 Things For Yourself

Stepmoms, taking care of yourself can seem unimportant in daily life. Find out why you need to make it a priority. Now! 


5 Secrets For Maintaining A Close Bond With Your Stepchildren

It's essential to keep in mind that a close bond between a stepparent and a stepchild doesn’t develop overnight. It takes time, years really.


4 Things You Should Know Before Blending Families

Blending families requires preparation, dedication, and limitless patience. Are you ready for the challenges ahead? Do you have enough love and patience?

 


A Stepmom

Yes, my family tree technically ends with me but that doesn't mean I won't leave a legacy. Parenting children of your own is only one way to leave a legacy.


Can a Childless Woman Be a Good StepMom?

Is it possible for a woman who has no children to be a good stepmom? Does she have to have parenting experience to become a good parent?


10 Things About Becoming A Blended Family That No One Tells You

Preparing to blend families? You're in for the ride of your life, but these ten tips of advice can help you get started and be successful. 


8 Boundaries Stepparents Should Never Cross

Being a stepparent comes with certain boundaries to ensure a positive environment. They are not all easy to follow but imperative to not over step.


How Age and Gender Affect Bonds When Blending Families

If you are just entering stepfamily life you may notice that age and gender differences may affect the bond that you have with your stepchildren.  


I Cheated: And Now I

I knew there would be fallout for my actions. I knew I would face judgment and scorn. I just didn’t realize it would be friendly fire.


How Extended Family Can Help Build Bonds With Your Stepchildren

Having support from your extended family can help ease the transition into a new family, and help create a closer bond between you and your stepchildren.


The Stepmom Life: How Involved Is Too Involved?

The stepmom title doesn't come with a job description. So how do you define your role in your stepfamily? That will be based on your family's needs.


On Reunions and Re-Establishing Sisterly and Fatherly Ties

My daughter saw her dad this weekend for the first time in three years. The reunion was made possible by her step sister. And it was joyous.


An Unconventional Definition Of Unconditional Love

Parenting truly is the only real form of unconditional love. So how do we learn to share that love between the natural parents and step-parents? 


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