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Aug. 2018 Issue

$5.00

Popular topics included in this issue: Adult Stepchildren. Expecting Stepmoms. Co-Parenting. Stepmom Support Groups. Social Media. Young Adult Stepkids. Lack of Privacy.

THE AUGUST 2018 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS:

FEATURES
Adult Stepchildren
The Good, the Bad and the Surprising
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT

Stepmom’s Having a Baby!
What to Expect When You’re Expecting
BY ERIN CARELESS, PHD

“My Husband Hates My Child!”
10 Steps to Bridging the Gap Between Them
BY LAURA PETHERBRIDGE

Privacy Policy
Do Your Stepkids Tell Mom Everything?
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

Stepmom Support Groups
Take What You Like and Leave the Rest
BY ANNA DE ACOSTA

DEPARTMENTS
EXPERT ADVICE
Social Media and Your Stepkids’ Mom
To Friend or Not?
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC

ON THE MONEY
Stepkids Are Expensive!
Are Money and Expenses Making You Cranky?
BY SARAH SMITH

EXPERT ADVICE
Does It Ever Get Better? Yes!
Your Stepmom Struggles Won’t Last Forever
BY RACHELLE KATZ, EDD, LMFT

LIFE AFTER DIVORCE
Co-Parenting: Easier Said Than Done
Because Even When It’s Good, It Is Complicated
BY KRISTEN SKILES, MBA

STEPPING STONES
“But I’m 18 Now!”
5 Tips for Surviving Your Stepkids’ Young Adult Years
BY KELLY PAMQUIST, MSW

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
Awkward Stepmom Moments
My Most Memorable On-the Fly Fumbles
BY TRACI MORENO, PSYD

IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER
Shelley Carlisle

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
What I Think About … Chicken Pot Pie

FROM THE ARCHIVES
This Time Last Year

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Kendall Mann Price