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Moms and Stepmoms: Making the Relationship Successful

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 07.20.2015 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

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 at parent teacher conferences and medical appointments together.

How To Be The Best Stepmom Ever

Honoree Corder | Posted 11.23.2013 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

There is nothing quite like falling in love. It's a complete and total bonus when your relationship includes little ones you can fall in love with, too!

Lessons I Learned From My Parents: Part V

Mark Baer | Posted 11.17.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Parents are correct in the notion that causing the children to take sides can be extremely useful in their divorce game of chess. However, unlike chess, divorce is not a game and children are not pawns.

Life As A Bonus Mom, From Trisha Yearwood (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

When Trisha Yearwood joined me on Mondays With Marlo, we had an interesting chat about her role as a stepmother. Trisha told me that she prefers to ca...

10 Parenting Tips Every Stepmom Must Know

Rachelle Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachelle Katz

Being a stepmother can be one of the most challenging roles in society, and one that often receives little support, understanding, and appreciation from others.

Stepmother Sisterhood: The Pros and Cons of Online Support

Rachelle Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachelle Katz

As a psychotherapist and stepmother, I know from both personal and professional experience the difficulties faced by many stepmothers. Have you considered joining a support group?

Stepfamilies To Uncle Sam: Learn To Count!

Wednesday Martin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wednesday Martin

We're hearing a lot about the new U.S. Census these days and many might wonder what, precisely, is at stake. For stepfamilies, the answer is: quite a bit.