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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stepsons mom dilemma

So my stepson has really bad allergies n is sick all the time n when I got pregnant with twin girls in may my hubby started telling her she needs to take him to a sspecialist....

Started by Jessica 4 hours ago in Step Parenting

Last update 4 hours ago by Jessica

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stepsons mom dilemma

So my stepson has really bad allergies n is sick all the time n when I got pregnant with twin girls in may my hubby started telling her she needs to take him to a sspecialist....

Started by Jessica 4 hours ago in Step Parenting

Last update 4 hours ago by Jessica

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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 5 hours ago by Jessica

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Unique Situation - Need Some Good Advice

Tonight my soon-to-be step-daughters, 4 & 7, came home from their every other weekend visit with bio-mom with pictures she'd sent. The pictures happen to be of her and MY...

Started by Jaime on 03/22/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update 7 hours ago by Jaime

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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 03/23/2015 by Meredith

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SOON TO BE SON IN LAW

What do you do when you don't care much for your soon to be son-in-law? I get a nagging feeling in my gut when he is around. My daughter has 4 children, ages are 11, twins 9,...

Started by Donna on 12/26/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/16/2015 by Evelyn

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Co Sleeping with Stepkids?

I just want to start off by saying I do not endorse co sleeping, but if it's your thing it's your thing. This isn't about whether it's good or bad. It's about the level of...

Started by Cher on 01/19/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/27/2015 by Shawna

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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 01/10/2015 by Sarah

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bio mom has left her son for me to raise

My step son is 11 and has been living with my fiancé (his dad) and I for 3 solid years seeing his bio mom every other weekend. She is very sporadic and has moved to several...

Started by Sarah on 01/10/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/10/2015 by Sarah

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Advice for new-ish step parents

Hi all- I am new to this site; I signed up to get some feedback on some things. I have been with my fiance for about 2 years now, and he has a child from his previous marriage...

Started by Jenn on 01/07/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/09/2015 by Jessica

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21 yo step son

I am 30 and my step son is 21. We have always had a rough relationship but I just put up with it because we only had him every other weekend and it just wasn't worth the fight....

Started by Natasha on 12/29/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/29/2014 by Natasha

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21 yo step son

I am 30 and my step son is 21. We have always had a rough relationship but I just put up with it because we only had him every other weekend and it just wasn't worth the fight....

Started by Natasha on 12/29/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/29/2014 by Natasha

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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 on 12/21/2014 by Evelyn

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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 Kfkelly

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stepsons mom dilemma

So my stepson has really bad allergies n is sick all the time n when I got pregnant with twin girls in may my hubby started telling her she needs to take him to a sspecialist....

Started by Jessica 4 hours ago in Step Parenting

Last update 4 hours ago by Jessica

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stepsons mom dilemma

So my stepson has really bad allergies n is sick all the time n when I got pregnant with twin girls in may my hubby started telling her she needs to take him to a sspecialist....

Started by Jessica 4 hours ago in Step Parenting

Last update 4 hours ago by Jessica

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stepsons mom dilemma

So my stepson has really bad allergies n is sick all the time n when I got pregnant with twin girls in may my hubby started telling her she needs to take him to a sspecialist....

Started by Jessica 4 hours ago in Step Parenting

Last update 4 hours ago by Jessica

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stepsons mom dilemma

So my stepson has really bad allergies n is sick all the time n when I got pregnant with twin girls in may my hubby started telling her she needs to take him to a sspecialist....

Started by Jessica 4 hours ago in Step Parenting

Last update 4 hours ago by Jessica

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Unique Situation - Need Some Good Advice

Tonight my soon-to-be step-daughters, 4 & 7, came home from their every other weekend visit with bio-mom with pictures she'd sent. The pictures happen to be of her and MY...

Started by Jaime on 03/22/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update 7 hours ago by Jaime

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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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Step Son is Exhibiting Concerning Behaviors

Hi there, I'm a step parents to a wonderful boy, and his mother and I have noticed some concerning behaviors for a four year old. A little background info, bio mom was 18 and...

Started by Elanda Moira Atencio on 06/28/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 07/03/2014 by Evelyn

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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 stepson is driving me mad!!!

I have a 7 yo SS who is driving to absolutely mad... I've been a part of his life since he was 3 and things were rough in the beginning between his dad and I. However since...

Started by Amanda on 06/18/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/24/2014 by Ellen

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Advice for new-ish step parents

Hi all- I am new to this site; I signed up to get some feedback on some things. I have been with my fiance for about 2 years now, and he has a child from his previous marriage...

Started by Jenn on 01/07/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/09/2015 by Jessica

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Unique Situation - Need Some Good Advice

Tonight my soon-to-be step-daughters, 4 & 7, came home from their every other weekend visit with bio-mom with pictures she'd sent. The pictures happen to be of her and MY...

Started by Jaime on 03/22/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update 7 hours ago by Jaime