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Nov. 2019 Issue

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Popular topics included in this issue: Mom – Stepmom Relationships. Making Your Marriage a Priority. Holiday Drama. Stepfamily Dynamics. Forgiveness. And more! → See below for the full table of contents.

THE NOVEMBER 2019 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS

FEATURES

Mom vs. Stepmom
What You Both Need to Know About Conflict and Co-Parenting
BY ERIN CARELESS, PHD

A Stepmom’s Thanksgiving Table
5 Tips for Preparing Your Own Peace-Filled Holiday
BY HEATHER HETCHLER, MA

Stepmoms and Prolonged Exposure
When the Drama Ends but the Pain Persists
BY LAURA L. MACK

9 Steps to Forgiveness
For Stepmoms Who Want to Find Peace (Even if The Other Person Isn’t Sorry)
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT

Your Marriage Comes First
How to Make Your Relationship a Priority―Without Neglecting the Kids
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

DEPARTMENTS
EXPERT ADVICE
Becoming a Stepmom
Make Your Journey Easier by Letting Things Evolve
BY SUSAN LANCASTER, PGDip

COUPLES CORNER
Laughter Is Sexy!
8 Ways to Infuse Stepfamily Life With Humor
BY ALI WILKS, MSC

THRIVING STEPMOMS
Let It Go, Stepmom
Releasing & Reframing Strong Emotions
BY MEG BURTON TUDMAN

VANTAGE POINT
Are You a Stepmom Warrior or Diplomat?
Global Strategies You Can Apply on the Home Front
BY KYLIE MCGREGOR

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
Step-Puppy Love
Reflections on Canines and Custody
BY KRISTA GIOVARA

IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER

Carolyn Short

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
What I Want You to Know

FROM THE ARCHIVES
This Time Last Year

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