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June 2015 Issue

$5.00

Popular topics inside this issue:
Articles For the Men. Father’s Day. Stepfamily Dynamics. Tips for Remarried Dads. Every Other Weekend Schedules. Custody Laws. Stepmom’s Guide to Special Events. Wedding Planning.

THE JUNE 2015 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES
The Man in the Middle
Tips for Remarried Dads: Reclaiming Your Leadership Role
BY TRISHA LADOGNA

It’s Complicated!
A Divorced Dad’s Guide to Understanding Stepfamily Dynamics
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

Can You Help a Girl Out?
10 Things Stepmoms Want Their Partners to Know
BY HEATHER HETCHLER, MA

Every Other Weekend
How Divorced Dads Can Connect With Their Kids—All Week Long!
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT

Tie the Knot Without Getting Tangled!
A Stepmom’s Guide to Getting the Wedding You Want
BY JENNA KORF

DEPARTMENTS
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
What I Think About … The Difference Between Men and Woman

GUY THEORY
Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Stepmoms, Make His Day Extra Special
BY JOEL SCHWARTZBERG

STEPFAMILY LIFE
Man, Oh, Man!
Manage Your Ex, Kids and Relationship—Without Losing Your Mind
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

WORDS OF WISDOM
You’re Cordially Invited … Or Not
A Stepmom’s Guide to Surviving Special Occasions
BY LAURA PETHERBRIDGE

LEGAL MATTERS
A Father’s Rights
Custody Laws: No Longer A Question of Gender
BY LARA R. BADAIN, ESQ.

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

COMMUNICATION CORNER
Rock It!
Tips for Building a Rock-Solid Relationship With Your Stepmom Wife
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC, NCC, DCC

LIFE AFTER DIVORCE
Dear Dad
5 Things Adult Children of Divorce Wish Their Fathers Knew
BY PAM HOWARD, LCSW

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
In honor of Father’s Day, we asked stepmoms what they love most about their partners. Here’s what they had to say.