StepMom Magazine is a digital publication. Each issue is a downloadable, printer-friendly PDF you can enjoy reading anytime, anywhere.

Annual Subscription

$49.99 / year

If being a stepmom is harder than you imagined, you’re not alone. Even when things are good, they’re complicated! We can help. We’re THE HOW-TO GUIDE for any woman who dates, lives with, or is married to someone who has kids.

YOU’LL GET:  
* Immediate online access to: The SEPTEMBER 2020 Issue
* Online access to: The next 11 Monthly Issues
* Immediate access to: StepMom’s Private Support Group
* PLUS…You’ll get 12 BACK ISSUES—FREE!
(The 2019 Collection) when you sign up TODAY

StepMom Magazine is a monthly online publication for any woman who dates, lives with or is married to someone with kids.

Each issue is a downloadable, printer-friendly PDF you can enjoy reading anytime, anywhere. Text-only versions for iBooks, Android and Kindle are included with all issues dated 2019 and beyond.

When you subscribe, you’ll also become a member of our private, online support group. Here, you can talk privately with other stepmoms about the issues that concern you most.

If you’ve ever heard, “You knew he had kids!” or wondered why things are harder than you thought they’d be, StepMom Magazine is for you!

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

 

Back to Top

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save