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I Thought Single Parenting Was Hard. Then I Became A Stepparent

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.21.2016 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, HuffPost spotlights a different stepfamily to learn how they’ve worked to bring their two families toge...

How I Helped My S.O. Adjust To Being A New Stepdad

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.14.2016 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, HuffPost spotlights a different stepfamily to learn how they’ve worked to bring their two families toge...

This Blended Family Didn't Blend, They 'Collided'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.23.2016 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, HuffPost spotlights a different stepfamily to learn how they’ve worked to bring their two families toge...

How To Raise A Stepfamily When You're Not Quite 'The Brady Bunch'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.09.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

The 3 Magic Words That Will Save Your Stepfamily

Barbara Goldberg | Posted 09.02.2016 | Divorce
Barbara Goldberg

Stepfamily life is tough. The only thing that is tougher than blending the family is keeping your marriage intact. Statistics vary from a 50% to 75% divorce rate in a marriage where there are children from a prior relationship.

Back-To-School Time For Stepparents, Too

Erin Mantz | Posted 08.22.2016 | Divorce
Erin Mantz

I can spot them from twenty rows away, across the auditorium and out of a room of hundreds of parents filing in and searching for seats at Back to School night.

'If You Can’t Love His Kids Then Don’t Marry Him'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.18.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

I Gained My Stepdaughter's Love When I Stopped Trying So Hard

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.15.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

How This Single Mom Helped Her New Husband And Kids Get Along

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.14.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

We Must Respect Moms And Stepmoms Alike

Donna Mott | Posted 06.15.2016 | Divorce
Donna Mott

Stepmoms do not have an easy job. They are caught somewhere in the middle of all the emotion and tend to receive the brunt of negativity and spitefulness, because they are not a biological parent.

Important Lessons From 14 Years Of Stepfamily Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.27.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

How a Coke Revealed to Me What Was Important in My Marriage

Donna Mott | Posted 05.19.2016 | Weddings
Donna Mott

I want to be my husband's true mate, a real partner in life and I was reminded of that by a soda can. I pray that I will always be continually reminded. Reminded that showing my husband everyday in some small way that he truly is the one that my soul loves.

15 Tips: When You Have Strong Feelings About Your Teen's Friends

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 05.16.2016 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Dear Parents, It is inevitable that you will, over the course of your teen's adolescence, dislike at least one of their friends if not more. These fe...

How This Mom And Stepmom Turned Their Relationship Around

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.12.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

The One Thing That Gives Kids Stability In A Stepfamily

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.22.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

What It's Like To Be In A Blended Military Family

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.15.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

How These Parents Ensure Each Child In Their Stepfamily Feels Valued

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.08.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

Why There Are No 'Half' Or 'Full' Brothers In This Blended Family

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.01.2016 | Divorce

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 families t...

20 Reasons Why Your Teens Get Mad At You

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 03.09.2016 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Just when you think your teens are happy with you they start rolling their eyes and serving up a dose of unexpected anger. We can all relate to this, right?

An Open Letter To Hurting Stepmoms Everywhere

Donna Mott | Posted 03.10.2016 | Divorce
Donna Mott

By extending grace, forgiving yourself, and embracing who you are you can truly be a positive powerful force in your stepfamily. You have the power to build a legacy, a stepmom legacy one memory at a time.

What This Couple Has Learned From 30 Years Of Blended Family Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.04.2016 | Divorce

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 families tog...

The Biggest Challenge Of Stepparenting, From A Stepdad's Perspective

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.26.2016 | Divorce

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 families tog...

10 Real Life Lessons I've Learned From Being A Stepmom

Jamie Scrimgeour | Posted 02.17.2017 | Divorce
Jamie Scrimgeour

Call me crazy, but for that very reason, I think was meant to be a stepmom. I was destined to be part of a blended family.

This Is The Most Heartbreaking Part Of Raising A Blended Family

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.08.2016 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight stepfamilies to learn how they've worked to bring their kids together. Our hope is...

This Bio-Mom And Stepmom's Friendship Is 100 Percent Inspiring

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.01.2016 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight stepfamilies to learn how they've worked to bring their kids together. Our hope is...