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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?


Stepmom Magazine's January Issue is Here...

Published by Wednesday Martin
Read all about it--a publication by, for and about women with stepkids!
Read all about it--a publication by, for and about women with stepkids!

Happy New Year, and happy 3rd birthday to Stepmom Magazine. The January issue has more of what you count on it for...sound advice, reassurance, and insight from stepparenting experts and authors like Mary Kelly-Williams, Susan Wisdom, Jenna Korf and Heather Hetchler, to name a few. Check it out...including my piece, "Pulling the Plug on Perfect," about how letting go of our fixation on happy endings and blended families frees us up to enjoy our lives and our relationships as never before.


Happy Other's Day

Published by Wednesday Martin
Don't fall into the trap of thinking you need to be 'another mother' to his kids
Don't fall into the trap of thinking you need to be 'another mother' to his kids

No, that's not a typo. Some of you who read my blog are mothers who also have stepchildren. Some of you are straight up stepmothers, and today is likely more complicated for you than it is for those stepmothers who also have kids of their own.


Do I Have to Pay for his Kids? in the April Issue of StepMom Magazine

Published by Wednesday Martin
How'd she get so happy?
How'd she get so happy?

Money is a big, hot topic in a remarriage with children. Plenty of women feel guilty, confused, and resentful about their own financial well-being after they partner with a man with kids. Read all about it — and topics that matter to you by Mary Kelly-Williams, Lisa Bagshaw, Laura Petherbridge, and other writers who walk the walk — in the April issue of StepMom Magazine. Worth every penny.


Stepmothers on Strike

Published by Wednesday Martin
Stepmothering is hard work
Stepmothering is hard work

Coming soon on Psychologytoday.com, why women with stepkids should stop being unpaid nannies, maids, chefs and drivers right now.


Stepmonster Workshop in NYC April 2nd

Published by Wednesday Martin

I will be conducting a workshop with Rachelle Katz in New York City on April 2nd. You and your partner are welcome to attend! Whether your stepkids are four or 45, we will cover the issues that matter to you. Hope to see you there! Click here for more information and to register.