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 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 JANUARY 2020 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
Putting Your Marriage First
Why It’s Healthy for You—and Your Stepkids
BY ALLISON TASK, MS
I Married a “Disneyland Dad”
3 Big Tips for Stepmoms Who Can Relate
BY ERIN CARELESS, PHD
Say What You Really Think, Stepmom!
How to Be ‘Authentic’ Without Being a Jerk
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA
You Can’t Fix What You Didn’t Break
Steps to Ending Stepmom Codependency
BY SHELLEY WARE, LMFT
Learning to Listen
Expert Tips to Help Your Stepfamily Grow Closer
BY SUSAN LANCASTER, PGDIP
Focus More on You, Stepmom—Less on Others
BY MEG BURTON TUDMAN
New Decade, New You
Ditch the Resolutions and Transform Your Life as a Stepmom
BY BRITTANY LYNCH, BSCN
The Stepfamily Village
A True Story of Exes Joining Forces
BY KRISTA L. GIOVARA
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