The Stepmoms' Club: How to Be a Stepmom without Losing Your Money, Your Mind, and Your Marriage (Paperback)
The tips, tricks and support you need to survive stepmotherhood — the perfect gift for every stepmom around
You've met the partner of your dreams and have gotten your happily ever after, but now you've taken on a new role: stepmom. And you have no idea what you signed up for. Or maybe you've been a stepmom for a while now, but things are getting you down. Who do you turn to for help? Where is the stepmothering support group that'll give you the advice you need? A book for all the ins and outs of having a blended family? Who actually gets how hard being a stepmom can be?
We do. We are the women who have chosen stepmotherhood and lived to tell the tale. This parenting guide holds our solutions to help you:
- Brave the crazy ex demands
- Overcome the financial hurdles of a blended family
- Be prepared for the legal battles and custody arrangements
- Handle disrespectful children
- Nourish your relationship
- Manuever the emotional breakdowns of stepmotherhood
- Build your own stepmom's club
- Understand why you need your partner to have your back
Written by stepmoms for stepmoms, these tips, anecdotes, and words of advice will help you find success and support within your new family.
We are the Stepmoms' Club — your club — and we're here to help you.
About the Author
Kendall Rose has had a longtime career as a business executive in the financial services industry. She and her family reside in the Midwest--where she is also able to follow her passion for horseback riding and her volunteer work in equine-assisted therapy. Kendall can't wait for fellow stepmoms to benefit from the publication of this book.
"In this long-awaited book, four stepmoms who form the Stepmoms' Club offer sound advice on some of the perils and pleasures of being a stepmother...their advice, wrapped in humor and empathy, is surprisingly practical and will be agodsend for women facing these challenges." — Booklist
"With 1,300 new American stepfamilies forming every day (according to StepFamily.org), Rose certainly has a growing audience. Here, she shares her tips." — The New York Post
"In The Stepmoms' Club: How to be a Stepmom Without Losing your Money, Your Mind and Your Marriage, Rose shares stories and wisdom learned after 15 years of helping to raise her husband's children from another marriage." — Austin American-Statesman