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The Step-Parents' Parachute

The Four Cornerstones of Good Step-parenting

By Flora McEvedy

  • Paperback
  • £9.99

A guide to step-parenting - how to overcome the problems and pitfalls and make the most of what can sometimes be a fraught relationship. With a foreword written by Dr Miriam Stoppard.

In a society where 1 in 4 marriages now end in divorce, the traditional model of the nuclear family unit has radically changed. A startling 1 in 10 families in the UK (the statistics are double this in the US) grow up as part of a step family. Yet this phenomenon is still hopelessly unchartered territory, where the image of the wicked step-mother still presides.

Flora McEvedy could find nothing to help her when she became a step-mother at the age of 28 and the unique passion and energy of this book stems from her experiences. The Step-parents' Parachute will endow the reader with a body of instantly accumulated knowledge. Neatly organised, easy to use, practical and positive, this inspirational book will offer a path through a subject riven with negative assumptions and enable the transformation of the step-family into a happy, rewarding and stable family home.

Biographical Notes

Flora McEvedy read History at Oxford University before completing a law degree. She was called to the Bar in 1997, practising family-based law. She is married and has two step-daughters, plus three children of her own.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780749941246
  • Publication date: 02 Jul 2009
  • Page count: 240
  • Imprint: Piatkus
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