A new year is here — a year to spend time strengthening your stepfamily, overcoming obstacles, and taking advantage of all the information out there on stepfamily life, including this wonderful magazine, StepMom Magazine. If you haven’t noticed, this past year has seen a burgeoning of information about
Now that you have had a chance to work on the first three tasks – creating coupleness, building a sense of togetherness and the issue of becoming instant parents – this month’s article will discuss the next three tasks that Dr. Judith Wallerstein believes will help you create a more satisfying marriage.Again, take the time
Creating a satisfying marriage is not always easy – but it’s not impossible either. Dr. Judith Wallerstein determined nine tasks successful couples can do to create a satisfying marriage based on her study of couples married 10 years or more. Because each task deserves some elaboration, they will
Every person has his or her own idea of what it means to parent. As long as both parents are pretty much on the same page, parenting your children can be a somewhat painless undertaking. But in a new marriage that includes stepchildren, the partners may not always be on the same page.