11/10/2010 10:55 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Step-Mom Success: How To Deal With The Ex-Wife

Story courtesy of Babble

By C.J. Parker

You've finally found the One. He's kind, loving and comes with some delightful freckle-faced baggage: a darling little boy whom you adore. So what's the problem? The other woman . . . your man's ex . . . the mother of that speckled moppet. Forging a cordial relationship with your husband's ex is crucial, not only for the child's sake, but for the health of your marriage as well. Fear not! It can be done, and here's how:

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