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Sept. 2020 Issue

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Popular topics included in this issue: National Stepfamily Day. Toxic In-Laws. StepSibling Rivalry. Social Events With The Ex. Adult Stepkids. Stepmom Self-care. And more! → See below for the full table of contents.

THE SEPTEMBER 2020 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES
National Stepfamily Day

A Holiday for Everyone in Your Home
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT

Normalize, Validate—Rationalize?
Stepfamily Lingo Demystified
BY CHRISTINE G. ADAMO

(Step-) Sibling Rivalry
What Remarried Couples Should ‘Know’ & ‘Do’
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

Toxic In-Laws
How to Handle Extended Stepfamily Drama
BY ERIN CARELESS, PHD

Hanging With The Ex?
10 Tips to Help You Handle Social Situations
BY KRISTA GIOVARA

Putting Yourself First
Self-Care for Stressed Out Stepmoms
BY MEG BURTON TUDMAN, MBA

DEPARTMENTS
VANTAGE POINT
The Stepfamily Multiverse
Learning to Celebrate Our Unique Constellations
BY MAARIT MILLER

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
Stepfamily in Shutdown
From Nearly-Empty Nest to Full House
BY JM RANDOLPH

STEPPING STONES
Your Stepchild Has Launched? Congrats!
4 Ways to Navigate What Comes Next
BY KELLY PALMQUIST, MSW

EXPERT ADVICE
A Stepmom Code of Ethics
Make Yours a ‘Choose-Your-Own-Adventure’ Story
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC

STEPFAMILY LIFE
Tips From the Trenches
5 Ways to Cultivate Couple’s Care
BY HEATHER HETCHLER, MA

IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER: Maggie Gallant Isenberg
LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
SPOTLIGHT
MANIFESTO

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