This Is Hands Down The Biggest Challenge In A Blended Family

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    What have been some of the biggest challenges you've encountered as a stepparent so far?

    Communication is hands down the biggest challenge in blended family life.

    I would say about 95 percent of the issues that result from co-parenting and blended families are related to a communication error.

    When there's other parents, you need to have strong communication or everything else will fall apart.

    There was one time when I was trying to be helpful by picking up the kids early on a Sunday.

    I wasn't aware that it was their stepdad's birthday.

    The kids' biological mom Stephanie thought my husband knew.

    Stephanie assumed I knew this as well and thought I was trying to be rude and ruin their plans.

    This caused a huge fight. All that would of been avoided if we all communicated with each other.

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