Advice for step mums: handling step children
  
Stepmums: spending time wiht his children
In this article

Stepmums: spending time wiht his children


Unless your partner has custody of his children, it's rare that you'll spend more than every other week with them. That can seem like a lot for those who have unwittingly found themselves in the role of step mum.

In order for these moments to run as smoothly as possible, you need to spend time together, along with Dad. Dr Devedeux says: "Spending time together [without Dad] is OK too as children's imaginations can sometimes be fed by the stories they make up about their dad."

The more time you spend together, the more you'll get to know each other and appreciate each other. Little by little, the attention that you've given them will turn into affection then... into love.


© Thinkstock


Parenting Editor
26/10/2010
Rank this page: 


Don't miss...
50 Tiny Cute-icle Tattoos Inspired By RihannaThe Best Bookshelves For Bibliophiles, As Told By Pinterest
This Week's Emmerdale Spoilers44 Pinterest Worthy Home Offices To Inspire The Girl Boss In You
Latest… 22/10/2017
Parenting News
Guides
Videos
Everything You Need To Know About Getting Pregnant After 35
This Candid No Filter Post-birth Photo Will Touch Every Mother
All Parenting news
Weight gain during pregnancy
Very Early Signs Of Pregnancy | First Signs Of Pregnancy
Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy: The Effects On Your Baby
First signs of teething: How to spot and soothe
See all Parenting guides
Video: Dr Chris Steele on preparing for pregnancy
See all Parenting videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...