Tips to Help Dad Bond with Stepkids
If you have step children this research by Kevin Shafer of Brigham Young University in the USA may be interesting to you. Shafer identiied the three main facts that keep the peace in a family with a step dad. They are:
- The couple do not argue much between themselves
- the mother is active in helping her children express their frustrations
- the mother and step father have agreed in advance how they will parent
With close to a third of all families in the USA having step parents involved at some point it’s important to understand how life for everyone in the family can be made as calm and happy as possible.
Do you live in a step family? What would your top tips for living harmoniously be? Leave your answers on the blog below.