stepparenting

  1. Parenting

    Mom story: I launched a bakery with my husband’s ex

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    With one daughter and two stepdaughters, Janelle Copeland, of Covina, California, knew she had to make nice with her husband’s ex,...
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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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    Stepmom 101: How do you handle Mother's Day?

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    As a stepmom, you can often be caught in sticky situations as you're trying to find your place in the family and avoid stepping on...
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    Divorced dads: Tips for dating (or marrying) a divorced father

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    Imagine this scenario: you meet a great guy and feel a connection -- a definite spark. Then he tells you that not only is he...
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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...