The stepfamily defined

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The traditional definition of a stepfamily presumes that children live full-time within a particular household. For example, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) defines stepfamilies as “…those formed when parents re-partner following separation, and where there is at least one step child of either member of the couple present.” (ABS,

How to Overcome the Stigma of being a Stepmom

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“Laura, I was so excited to attend the stepmom retreat and meet other stepmoms. That was until I got to the registration desk,” three-year-stepmom, Joselyn professed. “When the woman at the retreat center looked me in the eye and asked which women’s event I was attending—I froze. I glanced at