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Step Parenting

Step Parenting Advice: Important Advice for Blended Families

Step Parenting
Being a step parent has unique challenges that are not present in other family situations. To create a happy blended family, you must balance respect and love with discipline and understanding. In this article, you will learn what it takes to create a happy home environment for your blended family.When a single woman with children marries a single man with children, this union should be viewed as more than the union of husband and wife--it is the joining of two different cultures. Each family is a tribe unto itself and if this union is to work, each step parent must respect the other family's dynamics. Family dynamics are often as different as night and day. This is why you must come to grips with the idea that you have two different tribes living in your house.So how does this wo...