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Surviving and Thriving
in Stepfamily Relationships:
What Works and What Doesn't
Avoiding the (All Too Easy) "Wrong Turns" in "Blended Families"
Several decades of research and clinical practice have given us a wealth of evidence-based, practical information about what works to create strong stepfamilies, and what doesn't. Here are two "easy wrong turns" that I often see.
Guest blog for Goodtherapy.org
Balancing Partners and Kids: Tips for Recoupling Dads
Dads in a stepfamily struggle with at least two different, often conflicting, responsibilities: Children need attention and love. Partners want to
feel special and cared about. The guideline is “both/and” not "either/or."
Read more in this blog for the Good Men Project.
Parenting for "Blended Families": Tips for
Stepfamilies can be great places for kids. But what works
is very different from what works in a first-time family! Click here for research- informed guidance about what works.
Advice for Stepmom Brides-to-Be
A quarter of all new marriages form stepfamilies.
Guidance to help brides navigate the challenges
of becoming a stepmom. Click to read Dr. Papernow's
guest blog for Bridal Guide Magazine