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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 SEPTEMBER 2020 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
National Stepfamily Day
A Holiday for Everyone in Your Home
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT
Stepfamily Lingo Demystified
BY CHRISTINE G. ADAMO
(Step-) Sibling Rivalry
What Remarried Couples Should ‘Know’ & ‘Do’
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA
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
The Stepfamily Multiverse
Learning to Celebrate Our Unique Constellations
BY MAARIT MILLER
Stepfamily in Shutdown
From Nearly-Empty Nest to Full House
BY JM RANDOLPH
Your Stepchild Has Launched? Congrats!
4 Ways to Navigate What Comes Next
BY KELLY PALMQUIST, MSW
A Stepmom Code of Ethics
Make Yours a ‘Choose-Your-Own-Adventure’ Story
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC
Tips From the Trenches
5 Ways to Cultivate Couple’s Care
BY HEATHER HETCHLER, MA
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