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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 MAY 2018 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
Is Mother’s Day Dread Setting In?
10 Ways to Celebrate—Stepmom Style
BY JESSICA LEON, PHD, LCSW
What You Need to Know About Stepkids, Cotton Candy and Pink Elephants
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA
Your Special Needs Stepchild
Advice From Stepmoms in the Trenches
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT
10 Mastery Moves for Stepmoms
Lead Your Stepfamily to Transformation
BY IISHANA ARTRA, PHD
IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER
LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
What I Think About … Your Situation
FROM THE ARCHIVES
This Time Last Year
REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Making Your Relationship a Priority
4 Ways to Quickly Clear a Path to Deeper Connection
BY ALI WILKS, MSC
Not Suitable for This Stepmom
Why I Won’t Be Celebrating Mother’s Day This Year
BY STACIE NIELSEN BORTEL, MA
Secondary Infertility & Stepmom Resentment
Our Journey to a Second Ours Baby Took Me to My Darkest Place Yet
BY JAMIE SCRIMGEOUR
Your Heart Defines Your Role
Happy Stepmother’s Day, Sisters
BY HEATHER HETCHLER, MA
Are Must and Should Your Worst Enemies?
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC
WORDS OF WISDOM
The Unique Dance
3 Steps Full-Time Stepmoms Can Take to Thrive
BY GAYLA GRACE
Stepfamily Insider vs. Outsider
7 Ways to Get Unstuck When ‘Outsider’ Feelings Creep in
BY TRACI MORENO, PSYD