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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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 10/04/2017 by Karpelt1

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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 09/12/2017 by Cableangel

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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 08/11/2017 by Harriet

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Relationships between family and step kids

I need help with a very complicated situation. I have two beautiful and very different stepchildren. To give you an overview of my problem, I met their father (Kenny) in march...

Started by Mallory on 12/04/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 08/10/2017 by LalaBoom

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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 08/10/2017 by Katie

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Halftime Mom and A Difficult Child

My husband and I have been together 3 years, married 4 months. He has one 10 year old son and his ex is barely ever around. She travels for work, so we have him full time as of...

Started by Erin on 06/16/2017 in Step Parenting

Last update on 07/10/2017 by Ev

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Extended family

Hello, I am new to this group I was looking to see if there was a site where mom's and stepmom's shared. So here I am.

Started by Mary on 07/09/2017 in Step Parenting

Last update on 07/09/2017 by Mary

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Step Daughter Idolizes Dead Beat Step Dad

I'm probably powerless in this situation. My SD practically worships her step dad. He's in prison for identity theft and heroin. She even thinks of him as her real dad. Her...

Started by Amorganjj on 05/05/2017 in Step Parenting

Last update on 05/05/2017 by Amorganjj

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identity crisis in a blended family

Hi, I really want a mothers take on my situation. I am new to this group and speaking as an eldest daughter in a blended family of seven. My parents (my step mom and biological...

Started by Modernwoman on 01/07/2017 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/28/2017 by Ev

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Bio Dad/Stepdad

I am in badly need of advice... I am currently engaged. I have a four year old son from a previous relationship. My fiance has 3 children from a previous marriage. However,...

Started by Bonita on 06/30/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/27/2017 by Ev

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Real mom coming back into the picture.

My step daughter is 3 years old. I have been caring for her for the last 2 years of her life. She doesn't remember a time before me. Her biological mom has never taken care of...

Started by Darian1318 on 01/02/2017 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/27/2017 by Ev

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Real mom coming back into the picture.

My step daughter is 3 years old. I have been caring for her for the last 2 years of her life. She doesn't remember a time before me. Her biological mom has never taken care of...

Started by Darian1318 on 01/02/2017 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/02/2017 by Darian1318

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7 yr old step son with aspergers..

I need advice please...my situation is a weird one. I've been with my husband for a year. We stayed together and got married because I got pregnant with our daughter. (We do...

Started by Misfitxgamer13 on 12/24/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/24/2016 by Ev

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7 yr old step son with aspergers..

I need advice please...my situation is a weird one. I've been with my husband for a year. We stayed together and got married because I got pregnant with our daughter. (We do...

Started by Misfitxgamer13 on 12/24/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/24/2016 by Misfitxgamer13

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Impulsive behaviour & inconsistency with BM

Hello everyone, I live with my husband who has a 7 year old boy from a previous marriage. Current arrangement is 50:50. In the past two years BM has got married, intended to...

Started by Stephanie on 10/03/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 10/03/2016 by Stephanie

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Impulsive behaviour & inconsistency with BM

Hello everyone, I live with my husband who has a 7 year old boy from a previous marriage. Current arrangement is 50:50. In the past two years BM has got married, intended to...

Started by Stephanie on 10/03/2016 in Step Parenting

Last update on 10/03/2016 by Stephanie

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