step-parent


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step-parent

(ˈstɛpˌpɛərənt)
n
a stepfather or stepmother
ˈstep-ˌparenting n
Translations

step-parent

[ˈstepˌpɛərənt] N (= father) → padrastro m; (= mother) → madrastra f

step-parent

[ˈstɛpˌpɛərənt] n (stepfather) → patrigno; (stepmother) → matrigna
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Yes, it's hard taking on a new step-parent and it takes time to adjust but you should be honest with your dad if you're finding it tough or aren't sure where you fit in with his new arrangements.
Yes, it's hard taking on a new step-parent and it takes time to adjust, but you should be honest with your dad if you're finding it tough or aren't sure where you fit in with his new arrangements.
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After chapters on the history of adoption and the child welfare system and foster care, discussion encompasses types of adoption, consent, open adoption, transracial adoption, same-sex adoption, the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, step-parent and second parent adoption, kinship care and adoption, safe haven laws, snowflake adoption, the wrongful adoption tort, adoption reforms, and the 2007 National Survey of Adoptive Parents.
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Ryan, assistant professor of psychology at Georgetown (Ky.) College, whose study also found that moving from a single-parent family into a step-parent family improves children's behavior in higher-income families but not in lower-income ones.
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