The big challenge with being a new stepmother is you are walking into a situation already in progress. Family dynamics are in place. Rules and expectations have been communicated to the children, but they aren't your rules. You can't make any assumptions. What seems common sense to you is not to your new family. It's up to you to figure out what's going on, what's wrong, and where you fit in to the whole picture.
Answer by Kari727 at 1:47 PM on Apr. 22, 2011
Answer by gramsmom at 2:06 PM on Apr. 22, 2011
Answer by mzhawkins at 3:18 PM on Apr. 22, 2011
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