Reader Question: How do you Deal with a Stepfather and Daughter Who Don’t Respect Each Other?

Question from a reader: How do you deal with a stepfather and daughter who don’t respect each other and have said some horrible things to each other that obviously can’t be taken back and

Stepmoms: What to do When the Biological Parent Is Certain it’s All Your Problem

It is so common for parents of biological children to feel that the problem in the relationship between their kids and the stepparent belongs to the person in the step position. “If they were only

Ushering in a New Era for the Stepfamily

A new year is here — a year to spend time strengthening your stepfamily, overcoming obstacles, and taking advantage of all the information out there on stepfamily life, including this wonderful magazine, StepMom Magazine. If you haven’t noticed, this past year has seen a burgeoning of information about

Bringing a New Baby into a Stepfamily

You’ve married your perfect partner and finally become pregnant with your child together. It is your first child and your partner’s third. He is excited, but you don’t feel that he is as excited about the pregnancy as you are. Your partner’s other children are definitely not as excited about