Top Ten Stepparenting Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Stepparenting Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. New Year's Resolution?
New year's resolutions can be a set up for failure...especially if you are making them for the wrong reasons. Sometimes the best resolution is to just let go and experience what is meant for you. Read more in this article.

2. Healthy Shopping Attitudes
Responsible spending is more important during the holidays than any other time. Do not be drawn to impulse or trends because of advertising. Read how to set limits and still give a thoughful gift.

3. A Personal Peace
Christmas and holiday planning can be so stressful it seems impossible to achieve any sense of peace. But you can...and you should. Read a few tips on creating a peaceful heart.

4. Fathers Influencing Sons
Men and women handle conflict differently. Read how fathers can end the cycle of control and dominance by honestly seeking relatlionship with their male children.

5. Stepparenting Advice 19

6. Stepmoms and a Peaceful Life
Ideas for a peaceful life in the midst of managing and blending your family.

7. Stepparenting a Child Using Priorities
Abraham Maslow published his pyramid of human needs in 1943 but they are just as relevant for today's stepparent. See how the hierarchy can help you to better understand and prioritze the basic needs of every individual.

8. Chores and Cooperation in the Blended Family
Cooperation in the home requires relationships built on respect and communication. This article discusses some ways to deal with responsibility issues.

9. Stepparenting Newsletter (sample)
Stepparenting on BellaOnline is help for stepmothers, stepchildren, and spouses with chilren from a previous marriage. Discipline, relationship, and emotional coping strategies are the focus.

10. Stepparenting and The Importance of Truth
Is telling the truth a trait no longer valued? Find out how honesty is learned in the home.

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