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Jeannette Lofas

Jeannette Lofas

Founder of the Stepfamily Foundation

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Sally Bjornsen

Creator of the Sassy Stepmother web site and author of The...

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Dr. Carl Pickhardt

Psychologist and author of Keys to Successful Stepfathering

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Wills for Blended Families

Wills for Blended Families

Being specific in your will can ease the mind of your blended...

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Stepparent Expectations

Stepparent Expectations

You know you’re not the Wicked Stepmother (or stepfather...

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The Name Game

The Name Game

What’s in a name? There can be pride, detachment, or...

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Rules to Live By

Rules to Live By

Blending families is never easy. There’s his and yours...

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Q&A

Q&A

As a new stepparent, you have a lot of questions.

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The Rules of (Dis)engagement

The Rules of (Dis)engagement

Struggling to bond with your new brood? Perhaps you’...

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What's in a Name?

What's in a Name?

Should your stepchild call you mom/dad?

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