Readers Write

Mama J on February 19th, 2010

Viagra online OK, I said I was only going to blog about my book chapter topics for now, but I’m so excited about a group I’ve become part of that I had to share. I’ve written before about the concepts behind The Mother-Daughter Project, an initiative to keep mothers and daughters close and supported along […]

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Mama J on October 28th, 2009

I don’t get a lot of messages from readers who are thinking about becoming a stepparent.  Most of us already are. One message I received this past summer was indeed from a divorced woman with a nine-year-old son who has been dating a widow of four years with three children (two of whom are teenagers).  I […]

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Mama J on September 30th, 2009

Now that I have your attention, here’s what I really think about the continued comments I’m receiving on my Selfish Stepparenting? post:  They are poignant, revealing, and I think important to the types of dialogues we have and continue to have in and about stepfamilies.  These comments raise some provocative questions, such as:  What does a child […]

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Mama J on December 3rd, 2008

I’ve gotten some thought-provoking inquiries on my Stepparenting the Grieving Child website.  Today I’m sharing a question about whether grief counseling is necessary for stepfamily members who lost a spouse or a parent. Here is the actual question: “Is it necessary for grief counseling for the biological parent and the children that [have lost] to […]

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