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Balancing Discipline and Friendship as a Stepparent
Balancing Discipline and Friendship as a Stepparent
Advice for stepparents who often struggle to establish relationships with their stepchildren where the kids view them as a friend and don't respect them as an…...
Dealing with Children When you Have None of your Own
Dealing with Children When you Have None of your Own
Advice for stepparents who have no parenting experience; includes ideas for learning about child development as well as for creating a warm and loving home environment....
Dealing with Disrespectful Stepchildren
Dealing with Disrespectful Stepchildren
Advice for stepparents who are having trouble dealing with the disrespectful behaviour of their stepchildren; stresses the need for spousal support in establishing and…...
Don't take things to Heart
Don't take things to Heart
Advice for stepparents who may feel hurt by the words and actions of their stepchildren....
Helping Children to Adjust
Helping Children to Adjust
Advice for parents and stepparents for helping their children to adjust to the changes that occur as their two families blend into one....
Meeting your Step Children for the First Time
Meeting your Step Children for the First Time
Advice for people who are readying themselves to meet the children of the person that they are dating; stresses the need for both generations to have had a bit of time…...
Parenting Children Who do Not Live in your Home
Parenting Children Who do Not Live in your Home
Advice for non-custodial parents who wish to maintain close and loving relationships with their children, despite not being a part of their everyday lives....
Respecting Step Children and Their Feelings
Respecting Step Children and Their Feelings
Information for stepparents who wish to create loving home environments where their children feel cared for and respected....
Respecting the Authority of Natural Parents
Respecting the Authority of Natural Parents
Advice for stepparents who may be having a difficult time maintaining a respectful relationship with their spouse’s ex, especially in matters regarding the care and…...
Step parenting Children with Special Needs
Step parenting Children with Special Needs
Advice for stepparents of special needs children regarding managing the children’s care, seeking professional assistance, and making time for themselves....
Telling Your Children of Your Intent to Remarry
Telling Your Children of Your Intent to Remarry
Advice for parents about letting their children know of their plans to remarry; includes tips for preparing the children to view the news with happiness and helping…...
Twenty Rules for Being a Good Stepparent
Twenty Rules for Being a Good Stepparent
Advice for stepparents who are looking to provide their spouses and stepchildren with the benefits of a happy home and loving, supportive family....
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