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Lesbian Mothers: My Two Mums

By Shahesta Shaitly — 2010

A recent study found that children raised by lesbian couples were often brighter, happier and more confident than kids brought up in more traditional family units. Here, four women-only households describe their experiences of parenthood – and why tolerance and honesty are the key.

Read on www.theguardian.com

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Life as a Stepmother is No Fairytale—I Feel Sorry for My Wife

The children are angry and vulnerable, the father sides with them out of guilt, and stepmothers are just expected to suck it all up

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An Introduction to Raising Sons

In a post #MeToo world, many parents of young boys are anxious to find a better way forward for their sons. Luckily, there are many things parents can do to foster a positive environment in which their sons can flourish and thrive, and be proud of who they grow up to be.

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Regretting Motherhood: What Have I Done to My Life?

I love my kids fiercely. But, if I’m being totally honest, there are times when I catch myself dreaming about the life I might have if I weren’t chained to three young kids, a husband and a mortgage.

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Becoming a Stepparent

Becoming a stepparent by blending families or marrying someone with kids can be rewarding and fulfilling. If you've never had kids, you'll get the chance to share your life with a younger person and help to shape his or her character.

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The Hardest Part of Having a Nonbinary Kid Is Other People

A mother recounts the pushback she received from her own family in raising a gender-nonconforming child.

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Hey, Wicked Stepmother, I Feel Your Pain!

How to stop hating yourself and your step-kid, as well.

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On Trans Motherhood, and My Reality of Never Having Biological Children

“Maybe instead of biology, I should be cursing the culture that taught me I’m less of a woman because I can’t have children.”

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17 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Stepmom

When things get tough, focus on your relationship. It'll get better.

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Dating As a Single Parent: After the Kids Go to Bed

How to make it work at home.

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Dating: The Struggle Is Real for Single Parents

Deciding how to handle dating situations can be an issue in any relationship.

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