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Aug. 2016 Issue

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Popular topics included in this issue: Stereotypes and Myths. Custodial Stepmoms. Back to School. Divorced Dads. Child Support. Constructive Emancipation. Forgiveness.

THE AUGUST 2016 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS:
FEATURES

Sticks & Stones
A Stepmother’s Guide to Being Disliked
BY WEDNESDAY MARTIN, PHD

Stepmoms and Forgiveness
How and Why to Give It—Even If It’s Not Earned!
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

Custodial Stepmoms
Ease the Stress of 24/7 Stepparenting
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

Not Cinderella’s Stepmom
Why Stepmom Stereotypes Persist and Ditching the Evil Myth
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT

DEPARTMENTS
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
What I Think About … Unschooled Opinions

EXPERT ADVICE
Needy Children
Are Kids of Divorce More Dependent on Their Parents?
BY RACHELLE KATZ, EDD, LMFT

GUY THEORY
Early Schooling for Divorced Dads
Make Your Kids’ First Day More Meaningful and Memorable
BY JOEL SCHWARTZBERG

LEGAL MATTERS
Constructive Emancipation and Child Support
Has Your Child Abandoned YOU?
BY LARA R. BADAIN, ESQ

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

WORDS OF WISDOM
The Invisible Stepmom
Step Out of the Shadows and Into the Light
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC, NCC, DCC

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
I Married an Older Man
Insights Into the Stereotypes That Come With Being a Younger Wife
BY JAMIE SCRIMGEOUR

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Faye M.