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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 NOVEMBER 2018 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
The 5 Most Common Mistakes Stepmoms Make
(Because We’re Only Human!)
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA
The Art & Science of Love
A Stepmom’s Guide to Making Your Marriage Last: Part Two
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT
Thank You for Your Service!
Teaching Our Stepchildren Gratitude
BY KELLY PALMQUIST, MSW
Stepmoms and Holiday Depression
How to Recognize It and What to Do About It
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW
Holiday Survival Guide for Stepmoms
5 Skills and Techniques to Sustain You
BY SUSAN LANCASTER, PGDIP
WORDS OF WISDOM
The Rookie Stepmom
4 Things I Wish I Knew From the Start
BY KYLIE MCGREGOR
Your Couple’s Playbook
Advice for (Step-)Parenting From the Same Page
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC
Joy to the World, Stepmom!
Let Go of Holiday Expectations and a Need to Control
BY ANNA DE ACOSTA
Increase Your Joy Despite These Stepfamily Dynamics
BY SHELLY WARE, LMFT
What’s That Ticking?
Weighing My Decision About Having Kids as the Clock Winds Down
BY TRACI MORENO, PSYD
IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER
LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
What I Think About … Girl Power & ‘Good’ Advice
FROM THE ARCHIVES
This Time Last Year
REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Meredith Terpeluk Schoeller