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 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 1 day ago by Megen

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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 08/13/2014 by Sally

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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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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 08/11/2014 by Stephanie

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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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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 06/24/2014 by Marian

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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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Widowed with Children-thinking of remarriage

I have been widowed for almost 3 years. I have 2 children, ages 10 and 14. I am considering remarriage but there are some issues. Fiancé is not bonding with my 14 year old...

Started by Kimdrewry on 06/03/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/12/2014 by Milagros

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New Community for Bio Moms and Step Moms

Often the relationship between Bio Moms and Step Moms is rocky at best. In order to give the kids in our lives the best childhood possible it so important that we find a way to...

Started by Amanda on 08/20/2009 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/12/2014 by Pamela

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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

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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 08/11/2014 by Stephanie

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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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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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How to help our family

Hey, Me again seems like I live on this thing of late. Well still having a hell of a time with my 15 year old step daughter. She's unbelievable her lieing is uncontrollable and...

Started by Leesa on 08/25/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/02/2013 by Leesa

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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