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Be a Great Step-Parent Suzie Hayman

Be a Great Step-Parent By Suzie Hayman

Be a Great Step-Parent by Suzie Hayman

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A practical and wise guide for parents coping with the challenges and changes of living in a blended household, from the UK's number one parenting counsellor.

Be a Great Step-Parent Summary

Be a Great Step-Parent: A practical guide to parenting in a blended family by Suzie Hayman

Written by the UK's number one parenting counsellor, Be a Great Step Parent is a practical guide to coping with the many issues faced by the blended family and deriving a positive relationship with your family members. It is full of straightforward and easy-to-follow advice that anyone can act on, with plenty of emotional support for you in times of need. It covers not just all the members of the family involved directly, but also such knock-on issues as grandparents and access. With help for children of all ages, mums and dads, it takes a step-by-step approach to the subject, covering everything from the earliest days of a new relationship to the issues raised by a new baby, with sensible information on finances and schools, and suggestions for stress-free holidays.

One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Extra online articles at to give you a richer understanding of PC care.

Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

About Suzie Hayman

Suzie Hayman is well known for her work as a Relate-trained counsellor and agony aunt on television and in a variety of different papers and magazines. She is the author of over 24 books and gives advice to hundreds of people through her website

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION PART ONE - Getting Together Early days and introductions Moving in and living together Practical issues PART TWO - Coming Together From partner to stepparent Emotions Chores, rules, traditions and discipline PART THREE - Working Together Sharing children with another family You can't tell me what to do, you're not my Mum/Dad Different parenting styles Schools - choices, contact. Fighting the myths Financial issues - finances and child support, names and responsibilities Grandparents and other family members Communication and negotiation PART FOUR - Moving on New babies for both parents Building cooperation and avoiding conflict Finances Legal issues Names and Identity Looking after yourselves APPENDIX Further Help - organisations providing help and recommended reading list.

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Be a Great Step-Parent: A practical guide to parenting in a blended family by Suzie Hayman
Used - Very Good
John Murray Press
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