Monthly Archives: February 2016


5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Stepmom

The decision to be part of someone’s life on a long-term basis is a monumental one. If the person you love has children, then making sure this decision is the right one for everyone involved is imperative. Here are 5 essential questions you need to ask yourself before jumping off […]

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Balancing money and justice

Financial Equality: Is Fairness Necessary When it Comes to the Children?

There is one aspect of stepfamily life that can generate a lot of heat: money.  Everyone knows that finances are a common stressor among stepfamilies.  Many fathers have children with previous partners and must pay child support or alimony. Contrary, some remarried mothers receive child support from their ex-partners.  One […]


Building Teenage Confidence Isn’t One Giant Leap

The teenage years are well known as a time of self-doubt and low confidence. This can happen for a number of reasons, but you’ll be pleased to know that there are lots of things you can do to help your step teenager counteract such feelings. During their teenage years, young […]

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