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May 2021 Issue

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Popular topics included in this issue: Mother’s Day. Childfree Stepmoms. Managing Expectations. Difficult In-laws. Clarifying Boundaries. Perfectionism. And more! → See below for the full table of contents.

THE MAY 2021 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES:
The Self-Aware Stepmom

Are You Retreating or Refueling
BY WENDY TAMIS ROBBINS, JD

Are You a Perfectionist, Stepmom?
7 Ways to Escape Your Own Impossible Standards
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

The Reality of Stepfamily Life
Learn How to Shift Your Expectations Without Giving Up
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT

Crossing the Line
Why Clarifying Boundaries Is Good for Your Stepfamily
BY SUSAN HAWORTH, MED, MS

Second Sunday in May
A Stepmom’s Guide to Surviving Mother’s Day
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

DEPARTMENTS:
VANTAGE POINT
An Open Letter to Childfree Stepmoms
On Mother’s Day, We See You!
BY LAURA L. MACK

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
The Ex Held Our Baby
My ‘Postpartum’ Account of Growing Our Stepfamily
BY KATE ARNEY-CIMINO

THE INSIDE SCOOP
Making New Friends
Advice for Stepmoms Who Are Starting Over
BY KRISTA GIOVARA

TIME OUT
In-Laws, Out-Laws & More
5 Ways to Handle Extended Family
BY HEATHER HETCHLER, MA

IN EVERY ISSUE:
ON THE COVER: Rachel Palmer
LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
SPOTLIGHT
MANIFESTO

 

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