Many parents in blended families have stepchildren that don't respect them. ... I'
ve had parents come to me in difficult situations where the kids were really being
.... It's not that you shouldn't feel things—it's the way you deal with the things you ...
Jun 15, 2012 ... And she wonders, "Am I terrible for disliking my step children? ... the day no
matter how hard I work at raising my step sons they will always love ...
Begin by finding the best time to work through difficult emotions with your ...
Excerpted from The Smart Stepmom by Ron L. Deal and Laura Petherbridge. ©
Apr 3, 1978 ... Usually with some positive anticipation and a great deal of suspicion. ... Is it more
difficult to raise your own child or to be a stepparent?
Mar 10, 2007 ... "Do I love my stepchildren? ... Another asks for advice on how to deal with a
teenage stepdaughter who "can't even stand to hear my name being mentioned".
... Parenting takes an enormous amount of hard work, so does ...
How do you handle those feelings surrounding your stepchildren's visits? .... It
has been one of the most challenging, painful, lonely, difficult experiences of my
Oct 14, 2013 ... How to Deal With Disrespectful Stepchildren Find gentle ways to co-parent your
step children. Photo Credit Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images.
The stepparent-stepchild relationship is weak due to little emotional connection
and only a brief shared ... In order to help stepchildren deal with this struggle:.
Jul 16, 2013 ... Tends to be erratic in schedule and is difficult to work into a routine. ... if you're
having a difficult time being around your strong-willed stepchild, ...
Stereotypes aside, the stepparent-stepchild relationship is critical for the ..... and it
can take time to build as a child observes how you handle different situations.