Tips for the Smart Stepmom
Laura Petherbridge shares some helpful advice that has been adapted from her book 101 Tips for the Smart Stepmom (Bethany House).
When you choose to date or marry a man with kids, it’s crucial to recognize that you inherit a third party in the relationship - his former wife.
“My husband’s ex-wife is much more involved in our lives than I thought she would be,” the new stepmom stated. “I just never dreamed co-parenting with her would be so complex.”
Stepmoms everywhere are ambushed by the multifaceted issues associated with marrying a man with kids, and the reality that the “I do” comes with an in-law they didn’t anticipate. These tips can help to keep the relationship thriving.