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Stepfathers Have Style

Stepfathers have style – parenting style that is.   There are four distinct parenting styles:  Authoritarian, Authoritative, Permissive (Indulgent) and Uninvolved (Disengaged).      Although there is generally no right or wrong way to be a parent, most of us have some idea of the type of ...

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The Purpose of Parenting

“The purpose for parenting is to cultivate the dreams of your children and provide the right environment for those dreams to come to pass.” In an earlier post, I discussed the purpose of purpose.  Remember purpose is the original intent of a thing’s ...

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Bonding With Your New Stepchildren

Children are most affected by the loss of their first family and they usually don’t have a choice when joining a blended or stepfamily. It is facing these challenges the stepparent begins working to create a bond with their new ...

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Step dad’s Question from Down Under

I received a question from Adele Cornish and I need your help answering it.  Adele is from Down Under and she is an author, speaker, International Blended Family Advisor and founder of The Blended Family Focus Resource and Support Network.  She has relied ...

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