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From Horridays to Holidays — Tips for Step"families"

Published by Wednesday Martin
There is no one right way this holiday season!
There is no one right way this holiday season!

It's holiday time. And when we think holidays, we think family. Of course today, "family" is increasingly likely to refer to stepfamilies, the fastest growing domestic arrangement in the US and Great Britain.


Primates of Park Avenue: What We're Doing This Month

Published by Wednesday Martin
Fall is school application season….and Manhattan mothers (and fathers) are feeling the stress
Fall is school application season….and Manhattan mothers (and fathers) are feeling the stress

All over Manhattan, parents are applying to ongoing private and independent schools. It's an anxious rite of passage because we all want to get our children the very best education we can...and nothing is more stressful than feeling that others are evaluating your child. I wrote about the ongoing school application process for psychologytoday.com. Hope you will have a look... and leave a comment.


Author's Night At East Hampton Library

Published by Wednesday Martin
Jack Donagy was there. Well, Alec Baldwin was...
Jack Donagy was there. Well, Alec Baldwin was...

Last night's 8th annual Authors Night event to benefit the East Hampton Library was a great opportunity for authors and book lovers to meet up. Alec Baldwin, the founding chair, was there as were honorary co-chairs Ken Auletta and Robert Caro and Dick Cavett. Oh, and I got to meet Dr. Ruth Westheimer! Hope you will consider supporting the East Hampton Library, a wonderful resource for kids and adults on the East End.


April Issue of StepMom Magazine!

Published by Wednesday Martin
Read all about it--including my article on disengaging
Read all about it--including my article on disengaging

The new issue of StepMom magazine is now available. In it, you will find sound advice, compassion and the information you need to keep yourself and your partnership strong. Hope you will have a look at my piece of Disengaging. What are the benefits of doing less in your remarriage with children? Is disengaging for you?