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Are YOU a High-Conflict Stepmom?

Are YOU a High-Conflict Stepmom?

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ByAshleyMay 29, 20187 min read

Being a stepmom is a tough gig. It involves a ton of work for virtually no credit. If you’re lucky,…

I’m a Stepmom, and I’m a Real Person with Real Feelings

I’m a Stepmom, and I’m a Real Person with Real Feelings

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ByKristenDec 19, 20174 min read

As a disclaimer, I’m not sure if the words used were my stepdaughter’s in retelling the story or if they…

30 Things Stepmoms Would Say if we Could

30 Things Stepmoms Would Say if we Could

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ByKristenDec 14, 20174 min read

Here’s the deal. Being a stepmom is hard. Stepparenting is arguably the most difficult thing I’ve ever done. It’s not just…

15 Things Stepmom Wishes Her Partner Knew

15 Things Stepmom Wishes Her Partner Knew

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ByKristenOct 14, 20178 min read

In that moment, I knew I couldn’t say anything to make him understand. I could verbalize my emotions until I…

One Thing You Should REALLY Stop Telling Stepmoms

One Thing You Should REALLY Stop Telling Stepmoms

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ByKristenSep 30, 20174 min read

I have heard it from my parents, my husband, and my friends. Strangers on the internet have told me. It…

20 Things I Wish my Stepchild’s Mom Knew: A Letter to BM

20 Things I Wish my Stepchild’s Mom Knew: A Letter to BM

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ByKristenJul 10, 201714 min read

The moment that my stepchild’s mom and I first started getting along, I noticed a visible shift in my stepdaughter’s…

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