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How We've Kept Our Son From Feeling Like He's From A 'Broken Home'

How We've Kept Our Son From Feeling Like He's From A 'Broken Home'

Brittany Wong  08.13.2015
  As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they've worked to bring...
My Ex And I Were Conscious Uncoupling Before It Was Cool

My Ex And I Were Conscious Uncoupling Before It Was Cool

Brittany Wong  08. 6.2015
As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they've worked to bring their two...
Stepmoms and Teen Stepdaughters: Oil and Vinegar

Stepmoms and Teen Stepdaughters: Oil and Vinegar

Mary T. Kelly, M.A.  08. 5.2015
"They're like oil and vinegar." We're all familiar with this expression and it couldn't be more accurate when it comes to the relationship...
Successfully Managing Our Blended Family

Successfully Managing Our Blended Family

Lorraine C. Ladish  08. 4.2015
As the divorce rate climbs, so do the number of partners who come together to create a new kind of family unit. Despite the social acceptance...
How My Husband Went From Bachelor To Incredible Stepdad

How My Husband Went From Bachelor To Incredible Stepdad

Brittany Wong  07.30.2015
As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they've worked to bring their two...
What Makes This Mom 'So Proud' Of Her Blended Family

What Makes This Mom 'So Proud' Of Her Blended Family

Brittany Wong  07.23.2015
As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they've worked to bring their two...
Moms and Stepmoms:  Making the Relationship Successful

Moms and Stepmoms: Making the Relationship Successful

Diane L. Danois, J.D.  07.18.2015
We get a lot of raised eyebrows when we show up at events together. We are often commended by school teachers and doctors for showing up...
9 Must-Read Parenting Tips From Long-Time Stepparents

9 Must-Read Parenting Tips From Long-Time Stepparents

Brittany Wong  07.16.2015
As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight stepfamilies to learn how they've worked to bring their kids together....
12 Things No One Tells You About Being A Stepparent

12 Things No One Tells You About Being A Stepparent

Brittany Wong  07.13.2015
    Parenting is tough enough as it is. When you're a stepparent, the job is all the more challenging.  Below, HuffPost...
What Raising A Blended Family Is REALLY Like

What Raising A Blended Family Is REALLY Like

Iris Ruth Pastor  07. 3.2015
I must admit that the Fourth of July holds a very special place in my heart, having nothing to do with the Declaration of Independence...

Why We're So Proud of You ... and of Us ... on your Graduation Day

Diane L. Danois, J.D.  06. 3.2015
Tomorrow you will graduate from elementary school. Tomorrow we will all sit in little folding chairs in the cafeteria, watching proudly...
5 Ways To Be The Best Dad Ever After Divorce

5 Ways To Be The Best Dad Ever After Divorce

Joel Schwartzberg  06. 1.2015
Many divorced and remarried dads have deep insecurities about their new parenting roles, as if a dad's relevance is directly proportionate...
What Being A Stepmom Taught Me About Co-Parenting

What Being A Stepmom Taught Me About Co-Parenting

Lindsey Light  05.29.2015
Before I was divorced, before I became a mother biologically, I was a stepmom. This was not an easy role to tackle. Here are some ways...

Hey, Who's In My House -- Step Kids Struggle, Too

Erin Mantz  05.11.2015
I read a lot about stepmother struggles -- about how they wish they were treated, want to be treated, think they should be treated -- by...