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Everything You Need to Know about Mini Wife Syndrome

Everything You Need to Know about Mini Wife Syndrome

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ByKristenApril 16, 20218 min read

Have you ever felt like an outsider in your stepfamily? This is fairly common, especially when you’re just starting to…

Disneyland Dad: Is it Really that Bad?

Disneyland Dad: Is it Really that Bad?

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ByKristenApril 2, 20215 min read

I grew up with a Disneyland Dad and lived to tell the tale. Dad’s weekends were full of Happy Meals,…

21 Things to Stop Worrying About in 2021

21 Things to Stop Worrying About in 2021

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ByKristenDecember 11, 202011 min read

Stepmomming ain’t easy. Can I get an amen? This life is tough stuff. But I’ve found that it’s exponentially MORE…

Why my Stepson’s Baby Pictures made me Uncomfortable

Why my Stepson’s Baby Pictures made me Uncomfortable

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ByCaitlin McKitterickSeptember 18, 20205 min read

As many others, becoming a stepmom has forced me to face a number of my inner demons. I’ve discovered insecurities…

3 Practical Ways to Support your Spouse Through a Custody Battle

3 Practical Ways to Support your Spouse Through a Custody Battle

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ByRachel G. ScottJuly 10, 20205 min read

“When I go into that courtroom, it’s just me. I have to answer for everything. I have to stand there…

The Most Important Question to Ask in a Second Marriage

The Most Important Question to Ask in a Second Marriage

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ByKristenApril 24, 20206 min read

Fighting with the ex. Dealing with your stepchildren’s loyalty binds. Financial implications of child support. When one of you is…

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