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Jeannette Lofas

Jeannette Lofas

Founder of the Stepfamily Foundation

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Sally Bjornsen

Sally Bjornsen

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

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Dr. Carl Pickhardt

Dr. Carl Pickhardt

Psychologist and author of Keys to Successful Stepfathering

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Stepparent to Stepparent: Answers to Fifty Common Questions Stepparents Ask

This book deals with some of the most common concerns that all stepparents face, from dealing with a conflict of religion or faith to stepfamily etiquette.
Posted: 02/14/2008 03:01 PM EST more »


Stepwives: Ten Steps to Help Ex-Wives and Step-Mothers End the Struggle and Put the Kids First

With the assistance of psychologist Krausz, the authors created a ten-step program called CoMamas to help ex-wives and stepmothers build a healthy relationship that puts the children first.
Posted: 02/08/2008 11:10 AM EST more »


Strengthening Your Stepfamily

Stepfamilies know that rules for “traditional” families do not always apply, so the authors wrote this book to deal with working with non-custodial parents, erasing myths and handling stepsibling rivalry.
Posted: 02/08/2008 11:04 AM EST more »


The Courage to Be a Stepmom: Finding Your Place Without Losing Yourself

A stepmother constantly takes care of others’ needs, but who takes care of her needs? The author addresses the emotions commonly felt by stepmothers and offers advice on how to deal with common problems.
Posted: 02/08/2008 11:17 AM EST more »


The Single Girl's Guide to Marrying a Man, His Kids, and His Ex-Wife: Becoming A Stepmother With Humor And Grace

This humorous and honest resource for the novice stepmother has advice on everything from dealing with the ex-wife to scheduling holidays.
Posted: 02/08/2008 11:01 AM EST more »


When Elephants Fight: A Guide to Effective Stepparenting

With nearly 30 years of experience in family law, this judge offers practical solutions in order to empower stepparents to make informed decisions and to meet the challenges of their unique family circumstances.
Posted: 02/08/2008 11:08 AM EST more »