Most little girls grow up dreaming of being a mom, but hardly any of
them dream of becoming a stepmom. Nevertheless, approximately one
million new stepfamilies are created every year.
It’s no secret,
being a stepmother can be a living nightmare. But it can also be an
enriching and rewarding experience—one that God can use to strengthen
you, helping you survive and even thrive in the toughest job you never
Written by two women who are stepmothers
themselves—and know the difficulties of helping to raise someone else’s
children—this book is filled with down-to-earth insights and advice for
stepmothers from stepmothers. It also offers expert guidance from
pastors and counselors on such issues as roles, expectations, realistic
goals, organization, finances, holidays, vacations, relationships with
stepchildren, negotiation, forgiveness, healing the past, building a
strong marriage with stepchildren on the scene, dealing with in-laws and
ex-spouses, sexual tensions in stepfamilies, health, depression,
stress, and much more.
While there is no magic formula to
guarantee stepmother success, encouragement and practical wisdom are
available in this much-needed resource.
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