How To Meet Your Partner's Kids

We've talked about meeting the parents, but for some couples, there's another, equally important hurdle: meeting the kids. Below, some tips on making your first meeting with your partner's offspring as stress-free as possible. » 9/08/11 4:00pm 9/08/11 4:00pm

The "Wicked Stepmother": Just Another Way Of Keeping Women Down?

The stereotype of the evil, powerful stepmother is just a caricature. But is it possible that we invented this archetype even though stepmothers are arguably the most vulnerable and disempowered members of any blended family? Psychologist Wednesday Martin thinks so. » 11/05/09 5:20pm 11/05/09 5:20pm