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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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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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 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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jealous of step children?

How many of you are jealous of your step children? I am very jealous by the fact the bio mom has given my partner his first daughter and son. Do u get jealous because he's had...

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

Last update on 08/12/2014 by Jenny

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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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birth mother is driving me crazy

Ok here goes. My husband found out he had a son when the baby was 2 and a half months old. He/we got custody of him through CPS when he was 4 and a half months old due to the...

Started by Kenesha on 11/02/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/24/2013 by LalaBoom

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jealous of step children?

How many of you are jealous of your step children? I am very jealous by the fact the bio mom has given my partner his first daughter and son. Do u get jealous because he's had...

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

Last update on 08/12/2014 by Jenny

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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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16 & 17 year old daughters..

My boyfriend of 2 1/2 years is raising his almost adult 2 children. Ages 17 (girl) and age 20 (boy). No help nor support from their mother. I have 3 children myself 25 (boy)...

Started by Carrie on 12/31/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/08/2014 by Carrie

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Disaster after seeing Bio Mom

Everytime my (step) daughter (6) goes to see her BM she comes back a completely different person with a new vocabulary. She told her friend at school that she wanted to kill...

Started by Amanda Marie on 01/05/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/08/2014 by Amanda Marie

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BioMom's Responsibility?? Am I right or wrong?

My SS has split time and my DH pays a pretty high amount of child support for split custody. His mom took him on vacation to Disney last year. But she also went on several...

Started by Amanda on 03/02/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/12/2014 by Evelyn