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How to Discipline Well in Blended Families

Mar 12, 2015 / Step Parenting     

Blending two families can be rewarding, but also very challenging. So it is important to start off right.  In his article Stepparenting Discipline Dos & Don’ts, author Ron Deal offers the following suggestions on how a stepparent can do just that. First, make sure your spouse, the biological parent, has your back. It is important to present a united front. Second, don’t change rules on your own. Be sure your spouse is on the same page with you first. Third, listen to the child. It is all part of the relationship building process. Read more on disciplining in blended families.



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