SAPS 115 – Why cooking up a happy step family is like a slow burning casserole!

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Show notes:

In this week’s episode: 

Why cooking up a happy step family is like a slow burning casserole!

The Benefit of Pets for Kids

Banning Smacking – my Channel 5 News Debate

Plus ….

I am in conversation with Chris Williams, co-founder of Chatta; to listen to the full interview, please click on the link below:

Sue in Conversation with Chris Williams



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Don’t Stew – Ask Sue Parenting Q & A

Q. Hey sue, I'm a step mother and I'm struggling with my boyfriend’s 3-year-old daughter. She won't behave for me when I watch her alone. I don't have children of my own but often watch her and if I tell her to stop doing something and she says "nope" I put her on the naughty step. She won't stay on it. She laughs then gets angry and spits at me and kicks me. So, I tell her she's not moving from the naughty step and ask her why she thinks she’s on the naughty step to which she just spits at me again. Megan
A.

Hi Megan 

Thanks for getting in touch with me! 

Develop your own rules in your home with your boyfriend, be confident, notice your body assertiveness, your tone of voice – & ‘mean business ‘make rules , have consequences and ask your boyfriend to back you up.

Divide paper into 2 halves write on one side

What is acceptable

On the other write

What isn’t acceptable.

Here are some of my resources I hope you find useful 

Stepfamilies Webinar

Article: Stepfamily Cycle

Article: Cooking up a happy step family is like a slow burning casserole!

Q. Hi Sue, I’ve got 3 boys, twins 2,5 years old and a 4 year old. The biggest challenge for me is bed time, they all start running around and I’m not able to control or stop them as they simply will not listen to me...Thank you and regards Kasia
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