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Stepmotherhood: How to Survive Without Feeling Frustrated, Left Out, or Wicked
Burns, Cherie
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판형 Paperback, 272pp.
출판일 Sep 25 2001
출판사 Harmony
ISBN-13: 9780609807446
도서 치수 20.42 센티미터(길이) X 13.21 센티미터(넓이) X 1.52 센티미터(두께)
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Author Note
Cherie Burns is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, People, Glamour, Sports Illustrated, US, New York, Self, Working Woman, and other publications. One of the first writers to address stepfamily issues, she speaks publicly to local and national stepfamily groups and organizations. She is a mother, stepmother, and stepgrandmother and is married to journalist Richard L. Duncan. [Edit review] [Delete review]
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If you’re one of the more than 15 million stepmothers in the country, you know the particular trials—and joys—of stepfamily dynamics today. You wonder if you’re doing the right thing and, as a stepmother, many of your specific questions are unique. In this second edition of Stepmotherhood: How to Survive Without
Feeling Frustrated, Left Out, or Wicked
, journalist and stepmother Cherie Burns brings together countless insights and sound advice, based on the latest research and interviews with experts in the field (including dozens of other stepmoms), to answer questions such as:

• How do you manage discipline when parents and stepparents disagree?
• How can you help stepsiblings get along?
• How do you handle birthdays, holidays, and weddings?
• What’s the best way to get along with your stepchild’s mother?
• When should you seek a therapist’s help?

Burns’s wise and... [More...] [Edit review] [Delete review]
Excerpt
Chapter One

"You can't be a peer. You can't be a parent. It took me five years to figure it out."

"I was in our house looking out the window, watching the kids with my husband and his parents playing together on the lawn, and I thought: I don't like these people. I don't belong. My life rotated around them, always what was best for the children. How can you argue against that moral argument? But I resented it a lot."

As a stepmother, you are initially perceived, falsely or not, as a rival to the most traditionally revered and respected biological force in the family -- the mother. If that's not enough to put some drama into your life, there's plenty more.

You are the last member to enter an extended family (the term most commonly used to describe these modern hybrids in which the natural parents are divorced and one or both are remarried), and you are often the last to grasp the significance of that. Family life is already in progress.... [More...] [Edit review] [Delete review]
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• Family & Relationships  >  Stepparenting
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