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Stepkids and Cell Phones

Stepkids and Cell Phones

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ByKristenJan 7, 20226 min read

This Christmas, we finally gave in and got my 11-year-old stepdaughter a Gabb cell phone. She’s been begging us for…

Tips for Blending Families

Tips for Blending Families

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ByKristenOct 29, 20216 min read

Blending families is certainly not as easy as it looked on The Brady Bunch. Carol and Mike sure made blending…

When Your Stepchild’s Other Home has Different Rules

When Your Stepchild’s Other Home has Different Rules

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ByKristenOct 15, 20215 min read

Last week, I had a meeting with a coaching client who was simply fed up with the different expectations and…

HELP! I don’t like my stepkids!

HELP! I don’t like my stepkids!

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ByBrittanyJul 23, 202112 min read

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

Everything You Need to Know about Mini Wife Syndrome

Everything You Need to Know about Mini Wife Syndrome

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ByKristenApr 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…

The Key to Stepparent Discipline

The Key to Stepparent Discipline

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ByKristenOct 23, 20205 min read

Divorced parent guilt is real, y’all. This can easily lead to unstructured free-for-all homes with limitless screen time, questionable nutritional…

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