“To share the duties of parenting a child”.
In other words, it’s when a family splits in two and
can still mutually and beneficially work together
in raising their child in a more positive way.
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Stop telling stepmoms

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I have heard it from my parents, my husband, and my friends. Strangers on the internet have told me. It seems to be an understood fact of life at this point. Any time a stepmom asks for advice, expresses her concerns, or just wants to vent, to someone that'...

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Would you rather be right or happy?

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co-parenting dates

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Sometimes I forget how wild of an idea it is to co-parent and get along with your child’s other parents. Or to even try! Just this morning all 6 of us (Mommy, Daddy, Mama K, Jamesy, K, and K2) went out to breakfast at a local café. The waitress was so nice ...
Building confidence

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