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Stepfamilies – a kids’ guide

Stepfamilies – a kids’ guide

Are you a kid in a stepfamily?

8–13 years? – keep reading:

It’s often not your choice – but it happens to lots of people.

Families do change over time so you are not alone.

The following information will hopefully help you understand what’s happening in your family and give you some ideas to help you continue to enjoy life as a kid. Pick some, talk to your parents or a trusted adult such as a teacher, and give them a try.