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New to step parenting and need hints and tips

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xxDebstarxx Sun 02-Sep-12 14:54:47

I'm new to the step parent role and although I'm a mum to two teenage boys being a step mum is completely alien to me. Please help me survive the "you're not my mother" arguments and tantrums.

Cloverhoney Sat 06-Oct-12 07:01:11

I saw this one on the same forum..

“Women are angels and when someone breaks our wings we simply continue to fly... on a broomstick. We are flexible like that”

Made me smirk.... ;-)

xxDebstarxx Thu 25-Oct-12 18:12:03

Thank you for the replies...I love the quotes Clover they are fab! Minimonty I will be using that answer it is so true.

Things will take time to settle I'm sure smile I hope things are working better for everyone.

Beamur my sc are 11. Twin boys double trouble to go with my teenagers...welcome to hell! wink

Eliza22 Fri 26-Oct-12 22:50:50

You probably can't avoid the "you're not" this that whatever! I remember thinking "thank God!" When one of mine said it to me.

I still feel that way. The other two are lovely.

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