Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Avoid Stepparent Issues: Some Do’s and Don’ts on Raising your Stepkids
When it comes to family life, blog writer Lee Rose Emery has likely seen it all. She grew up in what most people would call a “traditional” family where people are primarily related by blood; while her husband grew up in a “blended” family, or one that includes step relatives, like step-siblings, stepparents, and others. As a mother herself, Emery recognizes the difficulties of parenting in a traditional family like her own. This has led her to wonder about the kind of challenges that scores of stepparents all over the world experience, including how they forge meaningful relationships within their families, most notably their stepchildren.