As parents and step-parents you must

As parents and step-parents you must:

  1. listen to your child
  2. try to understand the situation from their point of view
  3. encourage all the children in the new family to talk about their feelings or troubles
  4. support relationships but allow them to develop at their own pace
  5. set up routines in the new family situation that will provide security for all the children
  6. make time with each child one on one
  7. remind your child that you love them and will always be there for them


Source: KIDSCOUNT