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HELP! I don’t like my stepkids!

HELP! I don’t like my stepkids!

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ByBrittanyJuly 23, 202112 min read

The Two Stepmom Struggle Camps Over the past handful of years working as a stepfamily counsellor, and specifically as a…

9 Top Tips if You’re Struggling as a Stepparent

9 Top Tips if You’re Struggling as a Stepparent

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ByKristenJuly 9, 20217 min read

Stepparent is a complex role full of obstacles, learning opportunities, and rewards. If you have experience raising kids with a…

11 Tips to be a Great Bonus Mom

11 Tips to be a Great Bonus Mom

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ByKristenJune 25, 20216 min read

I distinctly remember the first time I was called a “bonus mom.” I was out for a Girls Day with…

The Double Standards Between Moms and Stepmoms

The Double Standards Between Moms and Stepmoms

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ByKristenJune 11, 20215 min read

As a stepmom, you may have heard the phrase “You’re not my mom!” Upset kids can really hit you where…

5 Examples Of Unhealthy Boundaries With Ex-Wife

5 Examples Of Unhealthy Boundaries With Ex-Wife

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ByKristenMay 28, 20216 min read

If you are stepmomming, there is likely an ex in the picture when it comes to your relationship with your…

Help! My Husband won’t Stand up to His Ex Wife!

Help! My Husband won’t Stand up to His Ex Wife!

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ByKristenMay 14, 20217 min read

I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve heard stepmoms tell me, “My husband won’t stand up…

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