Family Roles

Mama J on May 13th, 2009

Why is stepparenting after a death different than stepparenting after divorce? After all, stepfamily members in both divorce and death situations experience various kinds of losses. Am I saying that the loss of a parent is worse than the loss of a child’s former home, or the loss of living full time with Daddy? No. […]

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Mama J on January 28th, 2009

A reader recognizes the importance of a young adult child’s role in the household of a grieving family. By the way, if you have a “stepparenting a grieving child” question or comment, you can feed it to me one of three ways:  comment on this blog (click here to learn how), send me an e-mail […]

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