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Author Wenck, L. Stanley (Lewis Stanley)

Title Love him, love his kids : the stepmother's guide to surviving and thriving in a blended family / Stan Wenck and Connie J. Hansen
Published Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 240 pages)
Contents Starting off on the right foot. Meeting his kids and building relationships ; Helping resistant, shy, and special children ; Establishing yourself as a new couple ; What's our address? ; Custody arrangements with his (and maybe) your kids -- Day-to-day life. Listening and relating to his kids' biological mom ; Sharing Daddy with his kids ; Creating family rituals of your own ; Disciplining stepkids ; Basic duties and responsibilities -- Achieving long-term success. Surviving holidays, birthdays, and vacations ; Religion and culture ; (Step)money matters ; When to call 911 ; Job satisfaction for the effective stepmom
Summary Citing a high percentage of second marriages that include children from a previous relationship, a guide for stepmoms by a therapist and stepmother shares recommendations for handling a range of step-parenting challenges from getting off on the right foot and sharing a father with his kids to defining boundaries and interacting with the children's mother
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Families.
Family -- psychology.
Maternal Behavior.
Form Electronic book
Author Hansen, Connie J.
ISBN 1440513856 (electronic bk.)
1440513864 (electronic bk.)
9781440513855 (electronic bk.)
9781440513862 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Stepmother's guide to surviving and thriving in a blended family