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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Upcoming wedding conflict - Step son

I just received the 'official list of events' for the weekend of my step-son's wedding, along with a note about when my husband and I should be there for photos. My daughter...

Started by Beth on 12/03/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update 1 day ago by Evelyn

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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 3 days ago by Mike

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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 12/15/2014 by Donna

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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 12/10/2014 by Juanita

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Help With Baby Mama Drama

I am not yet a stepmother- I am not engaged and not sure at this point if I even want to be. I am in need of some serious advice in regards to the sick relationship between my...

Started by Mia on 11/24/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/24/2014 by Evelyn

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My husband and my daughter do not get along

I was a single parent for the first 5 years of my daughter's life. Her dad isn't involved at all. I got married to my husband in August of this year. My daughter used to really...

Started by Marie on 11/09/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/09/2014 by Marie

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Custody Battle separating siblings

we got custody of my oldest step daughter two years ago, we recently got custody of my middle step daughter currently they are both having issues with thier mother for the way...

Started by Karina on 10/04/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 10/04/2014 by Karina

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I think I've become the 'evil step mother'

My husband, stepson and I moved in together last spring. Although I had a fairly decent relationship with my stepson prior to the move, I think I've become quite an evil woman...

Started by Jen on 10/03/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 10/03/2014 by Jen

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A Mother is a Mother, no matter the type

I've noticed many comments on this site insinuating that the only person who should be considered a child's mother is the woman who physically gave birth to the child. Why is...

Started by Amanda D on 08/26/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/17/2014 by Evelyn

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Soon to be Step Daughters Won't Listen to Me

Hi All- same stepdaughters as in my previous convo- BF and I got a new big house with a room for the girls. Dad never lived with their Mom and was never married to her, so him...

Started by Mia on 09/08/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/12/2014 by Raye

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Any other step mom's deal with crazy bio mom?

Please bare with me, this is going to be very entertaining yet long. I started dating a wonderful man a year ago and from the very start we knew we were perfect for eachother....

Started by Kensleigh on 05/09/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/11/2014 by Karina

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crazy ex-wife

title basically tells the story. my hubby's crazy ex-wife. I have been with my hubby for 2 years, and the step kiddies are now 4 & 6. Wonderful beautiful unfortunate...

Started by Stephanie on 08/11/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/11/2014 by Karina

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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 on 09/07/2014 by Sarah

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