StepMom Magazine is a monthly online publication for any woman who dates, lives with or is married to someone with kids.
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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 JANUARY 2021 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
Stepmoms in the White House
What it Means for Women Like Us
BY WEDNESDAY MARTIN, PHD
Is It Mini-Wife Syndrome?
5 Ways to Help Your Stepdaughter Be a Kid Again
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA
Stepmom Pet Peeves
Everyday Irritants That Get Under Our Skin
BY SUSAN HAWORTH, MED, MS
Why Stepfamilies Need to Be Proactive—and Strategic—in 2021
BY MERISSA V. GRAYSON, ESQ
After the Affair
Can a Relationship Survive Infidelity?
BY LAURA PETHERBRIDGE
Strengthen Your Marriage
5 Tips From a Stepmom of 30+ Years
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT
MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS
Wonder Woman in Training
A Guide to Getting Your Stepmom License
BY KRISTA GIOVARA
Create a Life You Love!
4 Steps for Making Your Dreams a Reality
BY MEG BURTON TUDMAN, MBA
LIFE AFTER DIVORCE
Negotiating With Your Stepkids
3 Strategies for Resolving Conflict in Your Home
BY DIANE INGRAM FROMME
Tips From the Trenches
How to Find ‘the Old You’ in the New Year
BY HEATHER HETCHLER, MA
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