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Coparenting A MultiCultural Kid: How To Keep The Peace, Retain Your Rules, & Honor Culture Differences When Sharing Custody

Most parents-to-be have nine months to prepare for a baby. When my husband and I found out his sister and her baby daddy had been arrested and faced possible prison time while our then-one-year-old niece had been thrust into the foster care system, we had exactly nine days to get ready for full time foster […]

The Early Days Of Being A Step Parent [VIDEO]

In 2012, my husband and I became instant foster parents to our then-one-year-old niece. Our DINKs By Design lifestyle was forever changed as a result. You can read that story here. Our instant immersion into parenting was challenging on so many levels. From dealing with in-laws and their feelings about how we were raising a family […]