Dealing with Stepchildren

Author: Marliese | Subject: Children & change

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Article excerpt: A new blended family is, even for the new parents, uncharted territory. Having potentially come from the breakdown of a previous relationship neither will be quite sure how this new experience is going to work out. There will be doubts and fears. If this is the case for the parents, just think how much more frightening and concerning it must be for children who are being asked to accept a new stepparent, someone who they have barely spent more than a few hours with before?