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Aug. 2015 Issue

$5.00

Popular topics inside this issue:
Celebrity Stepmom Interview: Aviva Drescher. Full-Time / Custodial Stepmoms. The Ours Child. Introverted Stepmoms. Stepfamily Dynamics. The Ex-Wife. Self-Care. Child Custody.

THE AUGUST 2015 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES
Celebrity Interview with: Aviva Drescher
The Reality TV Personality Talks With StepMom Magazine’s Brenda Ockun
About Fame, Family and Finding Happiness

Confessions of a Full-Time Stepmom
4 Truths About This 24/7 Gig
BY HEATHER HETCHLER, MA

Sitting in the Center
An Ours Child’s Perspective on Stepfamily Life
BY TRISHA LADOGNA

The Introverted Stepmom
Strategies for Living in a Family of Extroverts
BY JENNA KORF

Embrace Your Differences
5 Factors That Make Stepfamilies Unique
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

DEPARTMENTS
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
What I Think About … What Other People Think

MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS
Life in the Limelight
Spotlights, Celebrities, Scrutiny—and Stepmoms!
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

GUY THEORY
Not-So-Neutral Zones
It’s His Job to Protect You From the Ex
BY JOEL SCHWARTZBERG

LEGAL MATTERS
Custody of the Children
How the Courts Decide What’s in the Kids’ Best Interest
BY LARA R. BADAIN, ESQ

THE LOOKING GLASS
Our Monthly Roundup of News, Events, Reviews and More

TIMEOUT
Keep Your Cool This Summer
5 Essential Steps for Stepmom Self-Care
BY PAM HOWARD, LCSW

THE INSIDE SCOOP
My Stepchild Hates Me!
What to Do When Your Situation Seems Hopeless
BY LAURA PETHERBRIDGE

WELLNESS ZONE
Superfluous Stepmom Thoughts
What You Think and How You Talk to Yourself Matters
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC, NCC, DCC

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Stacey Bell