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 StepMom Magazine's mission is to educate, empower and support women like you. As an online, monthly publication, it offers in-depth articles and advice written by a team of leading stepfamily experts, certified coaches, licensed therapists and published authors. Whether you are a brand new stepmom or a veteran with lots of experience, StepMom Magazine is designed to help you succeed and thrive!


Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do

 Wednesday Martin


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Abuse and Mental Disorders
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     Other Titles on Step-Family Life - A to F
     Other Titles on Step-Family Life - G to M
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Abuse and Mental Disorders

Surviving a Borderline Parent

Surviving a Borderline Parent: How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds & Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem
Kimberlee Roth, Freda B., Ph.D. Friedman, Randi Kreger

Understanding the Borderline Mother

Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship
Christine Ann Lawson

Stop Walking on Eggshells

Stop Walking on Eggshells; Coping When Someone You Care about Has Borderline Personality Disorder
Paul T. Mason, Randi Kreger


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Child Behavior

Boundaries with Kids

Boundaries with Kids: When to Say Yes, When to Say No, to Help Your Children Gain Control of Their Lives
Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline: The Seven Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation
Becky Anne Bailey

How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too.

How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!
Sal Severe, Ph.D.

How to Talk So Kids will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk
Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

Parenting With Love and Logic

Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility
Foster W. Cline, Jim Fay

The Explosive Child

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understand and Parenting Easily Frustrated, "Chronically Inflexible" Children
Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.

The Five Love Languages of Children

The Five Love Languages of Children
Gary Chapman


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Childrens Books

Dinosaurs Divorce

Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families
Laurene Krasny Brown & Marc Brown


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Divorce

Divorce Poison

Divorce Poison : Protecting the Parent-Child Bond from a Vindictive Ex
Dr. Richard A. Warshak

Joint Custody with a Jerk

Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex
Julia A. Ross & Judy Corcoran

Mom's House, Dad's House

Mom's House, Dad's House: A Complete Guide for Parents Who Are Separated, Divorced, or Remarried
Isolini Ricci

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Family Relationships

The Emotional Incest Syndrome

The Emotional Incest Syndrome: What to do When a Parent's Love Rules Your Life
Dr. Patricia Love

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Marriage & Relationships

Boundaries in Marriage

Boundaries in Marriage
Henry Cloud and John Townsend

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Getting The Love You Want

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
Harville Hendricks, PhD.

Making Your Second Marriage a First-Class Success

Making Your Second Marriage a First-Class Success
Douglas Moseley & Naomi Moseley

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus
John Gray

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The Five Love Languages

The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
Gary Chapman

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Novels About Step Families

Other People's Children

Other People's Children
Joanna Trollope

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Step-Parenting

Stepwives

Stepwives
Lynne Oxhorn-Ringwood, Louise Oxhorn, Marjorie Vego-Krausz



The Courage to be a Stepmom: Finding Your Place Without Losing Yourself
Sue Patton Thoele

The Enlightened Stepmother

The Enlightened Stepmother: Revolutionizing the Role
Perdita Kirkness Norwood & Teri Wingender

The Truth About Stepfamilies

The Truth about Stepfamilies: Real American Stepfamilies Speak Out about What Works and What Doesn't When it Comes to Creating a Life Together
Anne O'Conner

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