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    Confessions of a stepmom

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    Whether you are a single parent planning to remarry or a stepmother of three, you know that blending a family requires careful...
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    Tips for navigating the holidays with a blended family

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    The holidays are stressful enough on their own. Add a divorce, blended families and stepfamilies to the mix, and Christmas gets even...
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    Blended families at war

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    While it's a given that blended families come with baggage, what are you to do when the members of your household just can't seem to...
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    5 Must-read blended family mom blogs

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    Sometimes the craziest days make you feel like you're the only one dealing with the drama of a blended family, but reading some of...
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    Blended families: How to make it work

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    With more than half of all marriages ending in divorce, dating has become a whole new animal. More often than not, the people...
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    Stepmom 101: 5 Tips for stepmoms to transition

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    With the divorce rate above 50 percent, more and more families are having to adjust to stepparenting. Being a new stepmom can be...
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    Single to married with kids: Tips for the first year

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    You went from being a single woman to married with kids -- gaining an instant family overnight. Follow these tips to help you come...
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    Stepmom 911: 5 Common issues and solutions

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    Being a stepmom can definitely be challenging. You don't want to be viewed as a pushover or a wicked stepmother. Learn how to...
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    Checklist for stepparents

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    "Blending a family is hard work," said Charlotte Shoup Olsen, Kansas State University Research and Extension family systems...
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    Raising a blended family: 9 do's and don'ts

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    Are you contemplating blending two families? Are you planning on marrying someone with children? If so, check out the ideas below....