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Legal Affairs

What happens when you, the stepparent is in charge of the kids. All of a sudden an emergency arises and you quickly bring your stepchild to the emergency room. Who signs the paperwork? What legal documentation do you need? Find out more. Gaining stepchildren's trust...

Building a Stepfamily Dream Team

Divorced parents seem to have a monopoly on guilt. They feel guilty over the divorce, over disrupting their child's life, and changing their child’s lifestyle. They feel guilty if they move. They feel guilty if they date. They feel guilty if they work. You name it,...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Step-Parenting

So here you are, married, with children. Or should I say, married with HIS(Her) children. Did I mention, that they looked much cuter before the ceremony. Everything seems like a chore nowadays. Things that use to be fun to do together are a hassle. Now, it is a...

The Power Struggle

The power struggle that pits one stepfamily member against another is the number one cause of stepfamily conflict. This fierce emotional blaze that smolders beneath the surface of so many stepfamilies is instantly extinguished with this technique. Power is all about...

In My Next Life I Want to Be the Ex-Wife

I want to be the one who has all the fun, I want to be the one who has time to get my fingers nails done. I wouldn’t have to beg to get things fixed and errands done. And I would be the real mother of your daughter and your son. I want to be collecting the...

All Mother’s Deserve Respect

It’s time to make a few things perfectly clear, As Mother’s Day draws near. Not all stepmothers are mean and cruel, Actually, there are some that are quite cool. Stepmothers have a bad reputation, Let me give you a little clarification. It all started long ago, With...

There is Enough Love to Go Around

How about the USA Girls’ Soccer team that won? Each player had skills second to none. Our whole country, even the president, joined in the fun, What is it about sports that captivates everyone?   Maybe it’s catchy, that winning attitude. That is what...

No Kid Has Been Easy To Raise

No Kid has Ever Been Easy to Raise I constantly hear the same cry, From stepparents who say, with a sigh, "Honey I don't really mean to pry, But your teenagers excuses don't fly." Granted, teenagers do seem like creatures from outer space, With green and...

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