It can be difficult to build a bond with stepchildren if you don’t know what steps to take. Find out how to build a healthy relationship with your stepkids.
Parenting and Step-Families
Nissa M. Ricafort answers:
Patience is the name of the game as child/ste-parent bonding takes commitment and time.
While you will likely face numerous challenges while single parenting, there are ways to make this post-divorce transition easier on your child.
You and your new spouse must help your children to see the positive aspects of their new situation. For example, a blended family offers more family members to love and be loved by your child.
Telling your children is one of the most difficult parts of getting a divorce. The tips that follow will help you prepare for this tough conversation.
You can offer experiences that create memories. The most memorable times with our parents were experiences that were often simple in nature, but full of emotional connections.
Your children and their welfare should be your most important consideration when developing a co-parenting relationship.
A parent addicted to opioids often neglects even the most basic needs of their children. Sometimes tough love is required to remove children from their drug-addicted parents and place them in the custody of a relative with a safe and secure home.
Parents can get so caught up in their own divorce turmoil that they forget how stressful the process can be on their kids. Here’s some good advice for divorcing parents to reduce their children’s stress, fears, and anxiety about the future.