Advertisement

Articles in Easter Fun and Step Mums

How to Handle Sibling Rivalry in Stepfamilies

on

Any family with more than one child contains sibling rivalry, at least part of the time. Take the natural competition children feel towards one another, and add the dynamics of a stepfamily,... Read full article

Co-Parenting Strategies to Help Avoid Conflict

on

It can be extremely challenging to co-parent effectively in a high-conflict situation. It's tough when you don't want to expose your children to conflict, yet there doesn't seem to be an alternative.... Read full article

What to Expect in a Blended Family

on

The reality of what a blended family presents is often at odds with the Brady Bunch stereotype. Having realistic expectations can help a lot with the transition.... Read full article

Five Success Tips for Step-Families

on

Step-families are not a new phenomenon, but they are getting more common these days. And there is no doubt that step-families present some challenges.... Read full article

Tips for Getting to Know Your Stepchildren

on

Every stepfamily comes with a set of new relationships to be formed. This can be daunting or a welcome adventure, depending on how you look at it.... Read full article

A Guide to Bonding with Step-Children

on

Bonding with step-children can be challenging, but it can also be rewarding. With some patience, willingness to communicate, and realistic expectations, you can build a lasting, meaningful relationship with your step-children.... Read full article

His, Mine, Yours and Ours

on

Marriage is never easy. But when you are starting a new marriage where each of you have children from a previous relationship, it makes compromising that much more crucial and difficult.... Read full article

3 Mistakes Step-Families Make (and How to Avoid Them)

on

In order to have the best chance at success in your step-family, it's important to avoid some common mistakes. Unfortunately, these mistakes are easy to make, and many people don't even know they're mistakes!... Read full article

What Can Stepfamilies Do to Be Successful?

on

When a couple with children join as a family, not only do they need to find the right fit in a partner, but they also need to find the right fit for each and every member of the family.... Read full article

Common Problems and Solutions for New Step-Parents

on

Becoming a step-parent can be the most amazing, yet most challenging thing you will ever experience. It can be tough to settle into a new role as a step-parent, but once you have ridden out the tough times, it is worth every moment of sacrifice... Read full article