Stepmom Story

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…

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…
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From The Archives: What Do Your Stepchildren Call You?
We’ll be taking this week to plan for our children’s upcoming virtual school year. We’ll…
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…
What To Expect When You're Expecting Toddles, Raise Magazine
What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Toddler
Stepmom Caitlin McKitterick shares her advice for soon-to-be stepparents of little ones. So, you’re expecting…
How I Overcame Stepmom Imposter Syndrome, Raise Magazine
How I Overcame Stepmom Impostor Syndrome
Stepmom Caitlin McKitterick shares the three things she’s done to conquer her feelings of self-doubt…
3 Tips To Prevent Losing Yourself In Your New Stepmom Role, RAISE
3 Tips To Prevent Losing Yourself In Your New Stepmom Role
Just like the name suggests, being a 'step'mom requires taking steps to enter your new…
Six Ways To Involve Your Children In Your Wedding, Raise Magazine
Six Ways To Involve Your Children In Your Wedding
We polled our readers, along with wedding planning professionals, for ideas on how to include…
My Best Advice For New Stepmoms, Raise Magazine.
My Best Advice For New Stepmoms
As a new stepparent, much, if not all, of your life now revolves around the…
Building Holiday Traditions As A Blended Family, Raise Magazine
Building Holiday Traditions As A Blended Family
As a step parent, you spend so much time participating in already established traditions that…