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Move Over, First Families: 'Blended' Families Are the New Game in Town

Beverly Willett | Posted 11.17.2014 | Divorce
Beverly Willett

Ads like Honey Maid's, however, place moms like me and dads like my ex potentially on the defensive, maybe even to be labeled bigots. But why should I ever need to defend myself for wanting to make sure that my children know that their dad is 'Dad' and their mom is 'Mom.'

Requiem for a Heavyweight

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

A week before Guido's death on a Friday night he suddenly began shaking and was struggling to breathe. He had a Do Not Resuscitate order so there would be no more harrowing trips to the emergency room.

LOOK: 6-Year-Old's Message For Her Stepdad

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

Today's cute kid note has earned prime placement on the refrigerator. Title: The Daddy Trofy Author: Reddit user georgeresch's stepdaughter A...

REVEALED: What Makes A Good Stepdad

Posted 04.11.2013 | Divorce

What's the secret to being a good stepdad? A new study out of Brigham Young’s School of Social Work delves into what stepchildren say contribute...

A Happy Stepfamily? That's No Fairy Tale

Holly Robinson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Parents
Holly Robinson

When I married my second husband, we stood in front of the minister with our four young children -- two from each side -- and I became a stepmother as well as a wife.