Step Parenting

A place that we can ask questions, vent and discuss ways to make it easier on any of us that have become step parents. Supporting each other can make a world of difference in our marriage, our relationship with our step kids and keeping our relationship healthy with our own bio children.

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Bio Dad/Stepdad

I am in badly need of advice... I am currently engaged. I have a four year old son from a previous relationship. My fiance has 3 children from a previous marriage. However,...

Started by Bonita 1 hour ago in Step Parenting

Last update 1 hour ago by Bonita

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Step-Mother's and Wedding Etiquette

I was reading a few articles online the other day about what proper wedding etiquette a stepmother should follow, if there is any. In both of the articles I read, they mentioned...

Started by Yellow on 05/14/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update 11 hours ago by Bobbie

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stepdaughter in need of some serious advice!

Hello! I'm 18 years old and wanted to join this site in hopes to get some unbiased advice and opinions! My parents have been divorced for 16 years - they are both remarried. I...

Started by AnnaMia on 03/05/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/08/2016 by Tina

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BIO Mother VS Step Mother

The more I think about it, the more it upsets me.. Why is it that birth mothers feel like they are just so much better than a step-mother could ever be? Why are they threatened...

Started by Yellow on 05/14/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 05/29/2016 by Teisha

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6 yr old Step daughter HELP!!!

I just had my first child(son) in June. My husband and I have been together since his daughter was a year and a half old. Well she is 6 now and for the past few years has been...

Started by Sharmaine on 11/20/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 04/27/2016 by Raye

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IGNORE OR ADDRESS?

so they've been separated for 2 years now, him and I have been together for almost a year, I'm due in april with a baby girl. him and her have 3 girls together that we have...

Started by BIO TO 1 on 03/01/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/18/2016 by BIO TO 1

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Step Mother etiquette at wedding

I have been with my step daughters father for 4 years. 2 years ago his children lost their mother in a tragic accident. 4 years ago just blending two families was foreign to me,...

Started by Step on 11/03/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/06/2016 by Connie

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what to call a step mother?

So I think a child should call their step-parent by their name but we all have our own opinion. I just have a had time with the fact that my daughter's SM and BF force her to...

Started by Lilly Lady on 04/10/2012 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/26/2016 by Harriet

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Bonding tips with dad and son.

Hello, My son just turned 4 in January. I have been with my husband since my son was about 6 months old but we never moved in with him because he lived in another state...

Started by Shannon on 02/12/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/19/2016 by Shannon

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Help with drama

Hi Ive got 3 sd & 3 bio kids who have been brought up since toddlers by my hubby. Over the last couple years my sd have been nothing but trouble. The 2 older ones decided...

Started by Leesa on 02/19/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/19/2016 by Sarah

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advice needed

Long story short as possible, Have 3 step daughter & 3 bio kids. First step daughter Decided she wasnt leaving after holidays, hubby decided He wasnt going to make her, got...

Started by Leesa on 02/12/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/17/2016 by Leesa

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Dead Beat Mom

My fiancé and I have lived together for 2 years. He has 3 kids, 2 boys (18 & 13) and 1 girl (15) that has lived with us for 1 1/2 years. He left their mom because he...

Started by Lashawn on 12/17/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/12/2016 by Raye

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Dealing with a deadbeat mom

Hi everyone, I'm new to this and just felt like venting and to hopefully get some good advice. I've been with my fiancé for 5 years now and he got full custody of his two...

Started by Haley on 12/07/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/15/2015 by Raye

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How to deal with a deadbeat mom

I am newly married and have 3 stepkids. Its a long, drawn out story but basically they had been living with me and my fiancé while their mom was court ordered to go to rehab,...

Started by Ciara on 12/22/2012 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/07/2015 by Haley

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Bio Dad/Stepdad

I am in badly need of advice... I am currently engaged. I have a four year old son from a previous relationship. My fiance has 3 children from a previous marriage. However,...

Started by Bonita 1 hour ago in Step Parenting

Last update 1 hour ago by Bonita

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Bio Dad/Stepdad

I am in badly need of advice... I am currently engaged. I have a four year old son from a previous relationship. My fiance has 3 children from a previous marriage. However,...

Started by Bonita 1 hour ago in Step Parenting

Last update 1 hour ago by Bonita

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Bonding tips with dad and son.

Hello, My son just turned 4 in January. I have been with my husband since my son was about 6 months old but we never moved in with him because he lived in another state...

Started by Shannon on 02/12/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/19/2016 by Shannon

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When will it be okay to be step mom?

This is the first time that I've actually expanded my support outside my friends and family, but I feel that I need some unbiased information from outside sources that are not...

Started by Dayna on 09/09/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/14/2015 by MaryAnn

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My soon to be stepson....he hates me.

I know a lot of you have similar issues. I'm just at my wits end on how to deal with mine. I'm not currently married to my boyfriend but hoping to soon be....if we can get...

Started by Christi on 10/22/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/05/2015 by Rachel

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IGNORE OR ADDRESS?

so they've been separated for 2 years now, him and I have been together for almost a year, I'm due in april with a baby girl. him and her have 3 girls together that we have...

Started by BIO TO 1 on 03/01/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/18/2016 by BIO TO 1

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stepdaughter in need of some serious advice!

Hello! I'm 18 years old and wanted to join this site in hopes to get some unbiased advice and opinions! My parents have been divorced for 16 years - they are both remarried. I...

Started by AnnaMia on 03/05/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/08/2016 by Tina