Childless Stepparent

for stepmoms + stepdads with the unique challenges – and gifts – of creating a family with their spouse + their spouse's child(ren) and no child(ren) of their own

Month: May, 2013

Mother’s Day for Childless Stepmoms

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As a childless stepparent, Mother’s Day is all about celebrating my mom, my sisters, my friends, my husband’s mom – all the amazing moms in my life.

On Mother’s Day, I want to shower the moms in my life with the love and appreciation they deserve. I wish them a day full of laughter and peace.

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Revising The Childless Stepparent Manifesto

Cultivate Your Garden
Maybe it’s because my husband’s former wife is a difficult person in this situation. Maybe it’s because they were married for so long, and old habits die hard. Maybe it’s because it took a while for my husband and me to align our definitions of healthy boundaries. Maybe it’s because co-operative parenting after divorce is not what it’s cracked up to be (watch for my upcoming post: The Case Against Co-Parenting).

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