The stepmom guide you’ve been looking for…

Being a stepmom is like having a dirty, little secret. But around here? We talk about all the tricky, taboo topics you can’t discuss with anyone else—like the ex, and child support, and the reasons why you sometimes feel like an outsider in your own home.

Stepmom Secret
Brenda Ockun, Founder & Publisher

If you’ve ever been told that you should love your stepkids like your own, or that you’re just the stepmom, or that you knew what you were signing up for when you started dating someone with kids, you know it’s easier to keep your stepmom status—a secret.

If being a stepmom is harder than you imagined, you’re not alone. We understand that even when things are good, they’re complicated.

And we can help. 


HOW IT WORKS: StepMom Magazine is a monthly, online publication. Each issue is a downloadable, printer-friendly PDF you can enjoy reading anytime, anywhere. When you sign up, you’ll get unmatched support and instant access to content that’s not available elsewhere.

WHAT’S INSIDE: The articles inside StepMom Magazine are written by a hand-selected team of experts. Our contributors are licensed therapists, published authors and stepfamily professionals. As a subscriber, you’ll receive practical insights and proven tips on range of topics including:

Stepmom TopicsStepmom SubscribeWHY DO STEPMOMS NEED A MAGAZINE? Being a stepmom is not easy. In fact, it’s the most complicated role within the family structure. Even experts who specialize in stepfamily dynamics attest to that fact.

Our goal is to help you understand why stepfamily life is so complicated, and then give you the tools to make your life easier. With the right advice, information and support, you won’t just succeed—you’ll thrive.

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WHAT ELSE YOU’LL GET: When you sign up, you’ll enjoy 24/7 access to our private online support group forum where you’ll chat with stepmoms from around the globe. Solve problems involving your partner, the ex or stepkids. Share lessons learned the hard way with stepmoms who are struggling. Our forum is different. It’s a safe, supportive and solution-oriented environment for women who seek positive change.

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