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March 2017 Issue

$5.00

Popular topics included in this issue: His Ex-wife. Parental Alienation. Vacations. Stepmom Stereotypes. Historical Stepmoms. Feeling Second. Common Mistakes.

THE MARCH 2017 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES

His “Crazy Ex” & You
Understanding Why She Acts That Way
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

Stepmom Blunders
6 Mistakes Nearly Every Stepmother Makes
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

Is It Parental Alienation?
Recognizing the Symptoms, Signs and Solutions
BY KRISTAN MCLEAN, LCSW

A Stepmom’s Spring Fling
Why You Need a Grownup Vacation (and How to Get One)
BY KATE CHAPMAN

DEPARTMENTS
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
What I Think About … Butterflies

EXPERT ADVICE
Stepmoms Cutting in Line
Is It Possible to Get Over Not Being His First?
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC

SPECIAL REPORT
The Stepmom Sisterhood
From the Dawn of Time to Present Day
BY AUDREY K. CADE, MS

WORDS OF WISDOM
Been Mistaken for Mom?
There’s No Reason to Be Ashamed of Being a Stepmom
BY JAMIE SCRIMGEOUR

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

VANTAGE POINT
Manifest Your Own Good Luck
Hit Gold This March—and Every Other Month, Too!
BY JESSICA LEON, PHD, LCSW

MYTHS & MISCONCEPTIONS
Evil Stepmom, Good Stepdad?
The Unique Challenges Stepmothers Face
BY KRISTEN WILKINSON, MA

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Stephanie McBride