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I want my children to feel equal and that no one is excluded or given special attention even though I know the "step" daughter has a special circumstance b/c she is the only one that "visits" instead of "lives" with us.Answer Question
Answer by amandajoy21 at 5:15 PM on Feb. 17, 2013
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Answer by silverthreads at 5:34 PM on Feb. 17, 2013
Answer by missanc at 6:16 PM on Feb. 17, 2013
Why should she be rightfully angered? Aren't you both raising the children? Giving them food, shelter, guidance and love qualifies you as a mom not just giving birth. If the child wishes to call you that, then let her. It's not like you provoked it. As adults, you and the bio-mom need to take youselves out of this equation and focus on the more important issues, like making sure they are not bullies and getting in with the wrong crowd. If you raise a child that has the morals in the right place, can think for herself, and understands responsibilities, then you have succeeded. Does it really matter what she calls who then? This free movie might help bring some perspective to this:
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Answer by mlmsm928 at 3:17 PM on Feb. 26, 2013