Stepping into a New Role: Stories from Stepmoms

Stepping into a New Role: Stories from Stepmoms

by Shawn Simon


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Author Shawn Siimon thought being a stepmom would be easy until her stepdaughter spit on her dog. Then, she decided to make it her mission to meet other stepmoms and hear their stories. Once she did, she felt supported and no longer alone. Sharing those stories became a stepmom support group in writing.

This collection of stories from stepmoms contains tales of inspiration, triumph, tribulations, and joys of being a stepmom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940310954
Publisher: 4rv Publishing
Publication date: 04/06/2020
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Shawn Simon, MA, is a Board Certifi ed Educational Therapist who works with children. Therefore, when she met the man of her dreams, who just happened to come with a couple of kids, she thought being a stepmom would be a breeze. She was wrong. However, as someone born with only one arm, she's learned to overcome obstacles. Thus, she knew she could face the challenges of step-mothering.

Shawn is published in the Association of Educational Therapists' Journal and is an award winning inspirational speaker in her field. She lives in Southern California with her husband, two step-kids, two rescue dogs, and one sixteen-year-old cat. Shawn is currently at work on more books for step-families.

Table of Contents


The Ten Stepmom Truths

Chapter One: A New Beginning

Chapter Two: It’s Not What Th ey Chose, So Try to Make it Special

Chapter Three: To Baby or Not to Baby

Chapter Four: All Kinds of Jealousy

Chapter Five: Dealing with the Bio Mom

Chapter Six: The Joy of Holidays

Chapter Seven: Not My Mother’s Day

Chapter Eight: Do I Really Matter?

Chapter Nine: It’s Personal

Chapter Ten: Not Evil, Just Human

Chapter Eleven: Feeling Like A Proud Mom

Chapter Twelve: Falling in Love

Chapter Thirteen: Fully Grown, Not at Home, and Still a Problem

Chapter Fourteen: There is No Such Thing as Step-Grandma

Epilogue: Where We Are Today

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