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 on 01/31/2015 by Donna

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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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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 12/26/2014 by Donna

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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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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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