Stepping into a New Role: Stories from Stepmoms

Stepping into a New Role: Stories from Stepmoms

by Shawn Simon

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Overview

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

Prologue



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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