Stepfamilies in Australia & UK

Stepparents don’t always get the best coverage in the media – or in fairy tales. But, in the real world, they’re a major part of today’s families. Here are two resources for stepfamilies in Australia and the UK.

In Australia, Stepfamilies Australia leads the way in supporting stepparents and in shifting attitudes too. Have a look at their services here.

In the UK, Be StepWise offers lots of wisdom and support for stepfamilies. Try out Alison O’Mahoney’s short videos of advice here. Here she is on The Wright Stuff answering a question about what a second splitting up can be like in step-families – for the children especially:

Stepfamilies in Australia and the UK have overcome the challenge of separating. They can teach everyone a thing or two.