Blended Family

How To Teach Your Kids About Adoption
We teach our children about race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender. Why not family structures that…
Kamala Harris Is Changing The Narrative For Stepmothers, Raise Magazine
Kamala Harris Is Changing The Narrative For Stepmothers
With one word, she elevated the role of stepparents in this country. Thank you to…
I Planned My Wedding When I Was Four Months Pregnant, Raise Magazine
I Planned My Wedding When I Was Four Months Pregnant
My son walked me down the aisle and the three of us exchanged vows, promising…
Advice On Meeting Your Boyfriend's Kids
Advice On Meeting Your Boyfriend’s Kids
The best advice I received on how to build a relationship with my future stepsons.…
My Blended Family: Co-Parenting With My Ex-Husband's Ex-Wife, Raise Magazine
My Blended Family: Co-Parenting With My Ex-Husband’s Ex-Wife
Mother of three Halley Dean talks real-life Parent Trap, evil stepmothers, and co-parenting with her…
Stepmoms: The Invisible Heroes of Back-To-School, Raise Magazine
Stepmoms: The Invisible Heroes of Back-To-School

To the stepmom who fills out the school forms that don’t list a blank for…

Our Blended Family: Three Dads, One Mom, Raise Magazine
Our Blended Family: Three Dads, One Mom
I am a single mother of three beautiful children and yes, they all have different…
nterview With Beth Hall, Raise Magazine
Beth Hall On Adopting From Foster Care
Actress Beth Hall [Mom, Mad Men] shares the story of adopting her daughter through foster…
Parallel Parenting Versus Co-Parenting, Raise Magazine
Parallel Parenting Versus Co-Parenting
Sometimes co-parenting just doesn’t work. For families like ours, parallel parenting is the answer. My…
Five Things I Wish I Would Have Done Differently When My Ex Started Dating Again, Raise Magazine
Five Things I Wish I Would Have Done Differently When My Ex Started Dating Again
I have been the crazy ex-wife and let me tell you, it's not a good…