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Author Ridden, Sonja, 1952-

Title Hell-p! I'm a stepmother / Sonja Ridden
Published Camberwell, Vic. : ACER Press, 2002


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 W'PONDS  306.874 Rid/Hia  AVAILABLE
Description 212 pages : il1. ; 22 cm
Summary Discusses the issues that arise in a blended family and offers practical suggestions and helpful strategies to assist people who take on the role of step-parent
Analysis Stepfamilies
Stepmothers -- Family relationships
Stepmothers -- Psychology
Stepmothers -- Attitudes
Marriage & relationships (Australia ) Child care & upbringing Counselling
Notes Notes: Bibliography: p. 210-212
Hell-p! I'm a stepmother discusses the multitude of issues that arise in blended families. It confirms that step-parenting can be a tough and lonely journey and validates the hurdles of false expectations, disappointment , grief, feelings of failure, resentment and rejection that are often encountered along its path. Based on her own step mothering experiences, and the experiences other step-parents have shared with her throughout her years as a therapist, the author offers practical suggestion and helpful strategies on how to deal with step-parenting concerns and stresses. Whilst validating, reassuring and encouraging
[Hell-p! I'm a Stepmother] challenges its readers to allow their difficulties to become the catalyst for personal empowerment and growth
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 210-212
Subject Stepmothers.
Stepmothers -- Family relationships.
Stepmothers -- Psychology.
Stepmothers -- Attitudes.
LC no. 00002335
ISBN 086431504X :
Other Titles Help! I'm a stepmother
Help! I'm a stepmother