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Nov. 2017 Issue

$5.00

Popular topics included this issue: Discipline / Disciplining Your Stepkids. Holiday Traditions. Holiday Tips. Gratitude. Stepmom Support. Stepping Back. Redefining Your Role. Loyalty Binds. Becoming a Self-Confident Stepmom.

THE NOVEMBER 2017 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES
Disciplining Your Stepkids
5 Tips to Help Stepmoms Handle Day-to-Day Situations
BY STACIE NIELSEN BORTEL, MA

Holiday Traditions
The Stepfamily Investment That Yielded Unexpected Returns
BY JONELLE JONES

The Self-Doubting Stepmom
Feel More Confident and Less Confused
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

Holidays Reframed
A Stepmom’s Guide to Celebrating the Season
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

DEPARTMENTS
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
What I Think About … Wisdom & Wishbones

VANTAGE POINT
Choosing Thankfulness
Thanksgiving, Stepkids and Lime Jell-O
BY HEATHER HETCHLER, MA

THE INSIDE SCOOP
Fresh Perspectives for Stepmoms
Rethink Your Role and Transform Your Stepfamily Relationships
BY LAURA PETHERBRIDGE

EXPERT ADVICE
The Isolated Stepmom
There’s No Reason to Go It Alone
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC

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

STEPPING STONES
Wishing Your Stepfamily Love & Goodwill
How I Fill Our Holidays With More Joyful Memories
BY NAJA HALL

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
Four Christmases
This Stepmom Skips Town Before Santa Shows Up
BY KRISTEN WILKINSON, PsyD

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Michal East Alon