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 4 days ago by Kristen

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step mom

I am a step mom.of two kids of 5 and 7 aged. I am in another country but I call them on skype. My daughter is frank but son try to ignore me always. What can I do for complication

Started by Faria on 08/21/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 08/21/2015 by Raye

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stepmom I feel horrible I need advice.

Hi everyone, when I very first starting dating my hubz , he had a son. I thought things were great at first between him and I but he ended up cheating with his ex wife :( After...

Started by Gigi on 07/21/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 08/10/2015 by Dani

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Adult Stepdaughter Blues

I am tired. Frustrated. Angry. My 27 y/o stepdaughter is here, with her two children M 5y/o, F 3y/o, and my Dear Husband (who really IS wonderful) will not discuss what a brat...

Started by Kimberly on 08/04/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 08/07/2015 by MaryAnn

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hi im a mother of two girls age 3n1/2 & 17mth

my old'st is 3&1/2 and my young'er one 17mths currently with my young'st ones father and my older can can't remember her father as my current partner has been in her life...

Started by Jacinta on 07/12/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 07/21/2015 by Gigi

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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 07/16/2015 by Jenn

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How a Step-Mom Should be Valued

Making the decision to take on more than what is expected is a sacrifice all in itself. I speak from 9 years of experience having married a man with a child, becoming a step...

Started by Tracy on 06/05/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 07/16/2015 by Jenn

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what to call a step mother?

So I think a child should call their step-parent by their name but we all have our own opinion. I just have a had time with the fact that my daughter's SM and BF force her to...

Started by Lilly Lady on 04/10/2012 in Step Parenting

Last update on 07/01/2015 by Jess

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Do my stepdaughters really hate me?

Hello all! I am brand new to the site and am desperately hoping to get support for a situation that no one in my personal group of friends/family can offer first-hand insight...

Started by Amber on 06/26/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/29/2015 by Amber

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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 06/26/2015 by Amber

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Feeling defeated, can't stand my StepKids

I feel like, running from the situation. I have been with my husband now for 5 years and things do not get easier.... My husband just bought his son an IPhone 6 because it was...

Started by E on 04/23/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/21/2015 by Nakeia

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To fight or not to fight??? '

Hello group!!! I'm 27 I got married a year ago to a wonderful man and we have been together for two years. Along with my two children I have picked up three step children 10,5,4...

Started by Nakeia on 06/21/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/21/2015 by Nakeia

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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 06/13/2015 by Pink

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Communication with the crazy ex-wife

My husband and I are nearing what I hope is the end of an exhausting court battle with his crazy ex-wife. The one thing I have read in all the other conversations is the fact...

Started by Tiffany on 04/28/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/06/2015 by Evelyn

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Crazy Ex Wife/Baby Mama

My husband got into some legal trouble a year ago and it's all coming to a close. He isn't facing any jail time (thank God) however his ex wife keeps messaging me saying that...

Started by Miranda on 04/30/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/06/2015 by Evelyn

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Kids' Grandmother Creeps Me Out!

This may be the strangest thing I have ever witnessed. Is it possible to be so obsessed with a child that somehow you mentally convince yourself that you gave birth to them?? My...

Started by Cher on 06/02/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/06/2015 by Evelyn

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