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Why I Got Married a Second Time
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It took me two years to climb out from a dark hole. For every ounce of love which grew for my son, an ounce of resentment
This Stepmom And Biomom's Relationship Is Parenting #Goals
"There’s always room for someone with good intentions."
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How I Overcame An 8-Year Co-Parenting Struggle
"I realized for the first time she had no intentions of replacing me."
This Mom And Stepmom Are Best Friends -- But It Wasn't Always That Way
"Our children get to see that no matter what differences their parents had, we all came together for them."
How My Stepson Changed The Way I Parent
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I consider the bond I have built with my stepson to be one of the most important and meaningful relationships of my life. I also consider his presence in my life to be one of the major influences in how I parent my own daughter.
How This Mom And Stepmom Turned Their Relationship Around
"Start with baby steps. Kindness goes a long way."
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11 Hard Truths About Being A Stepmom
You may not love your stepkids initially.
How These Parents Ensure Each Child In Their Stepfamily Feels Valued
"It may sound corny, but I feel a real warmth when we’re all together."
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Why There Are No 'Half' Or 'Full' Brothers In This Blended Family
"Not one of my five grown sons defines his relationship with any of his brothers by who is full and who is a half-brother."
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13 Sweet Thoughts Stepparents Have About Their Stepkids
“My heart melts when my stepdaughter runs to me.”
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What This Couple Has Learned From 30 Years Of Blended Family Life
Talk about total pros at stepparenting!
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Here's What Real Stepkids Think About Their Stepparents
These stepparents showed up in a big way. 👏
How One Stepmom Treads The Fine Line Between Parent And Friend
"We are all thankful that we have each other; we couldn't imagine our life any different. "
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This Bio-Mom And Stepmom's Friendship Is Nothing Short Of Inspiring
"Co-parenting isn’t always easy, but loving your kids is."
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