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how do u talk to your stepchildren about growing up/ he has a mom and a dad but i want my kids to be aware and informed and i dont want to leave him out. i am helping to raise him too.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:09 AM on Jun. 27, 2008 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Improve Your Relationship with Your Stepchildren - Associated Content
    Jun 21, 2006 ... If you feel strongly about something regarding your stepchildren, talk it over with your spouse when the kids aren’t present. ...
    www.associatedcontent.com/article/38724/improve_your_relationship_with_your.html -
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 1:26 AM on Jun. 27, 2008

  • I'd talk to them as a group while in the car (so the pressure's not on him anyway, he can quietly listen) or while all on your bed, waiting to begin a family movie... You chose to marry his dad and become his (assuming he is a boy!) mom, so just treat him with the SAME love you do your biological kids. The only place you have to be wary of is discipline.
    TXdanielly

    Answer by TXdanielly at 9:04 AM on Jun. 27, 2008

  • i would ask my sig-other if i could then with permission i would tell them all the same stuff and in the same manner - this way if they want to talk to eachother about it (unlikely unless they are same age/sex) they will all know they got the same version of it from you.
    vakatia

    Answer by vakatia at 2:46 PM on Jun. 27, 2008

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