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step parents

Stepfathers have as much right to the title of "dad" as biological parents.
Follow the child's lead.
Parenting expert Alyson Schafer shares her advice.
My inner teen would like to offer some "don'ts" to step-parents-in-training. Let's face it. If parenting teenagers is hard work, step-parenting them is even harder. It takes a whole lot more patience, tolerance and sensitivity to get through the teenage years with kids that are not of your own making.