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Monthly Archives: May, 2011

Parenting for StepParents

I went from being a single twenty-something to being a twenty-something step-parent in the space of about 8 weeks.  Nothing can prepare you for that.  It was never something that … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Parents & New Relationships

What is the appropriate response to your parents reluctance to accept your new relationship? My mother appears to continue to have an issue with the fact that there are children … Continue reading

May 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Childhood Milestones

As times have changed more and more people are becoming involved in relationships were there are Step-Children involved an inevitable part of the whole situation is when there are Milestones. Last … Continue reading

May 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Why I Am Posting

I’ve been put in a situation when I’ve become a Step-Parent to 4 wonderful children.  I’ve been with my partner since February 2010.  I move in May 2010.  So officially a year … Continue reading

May 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

When Children Talk….

Today there came the first of an interesting situation, but it probably has been brewing for a while. The little one who shall be known as the Princess (she’s 6), … Continue reading

May 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

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