Discipline for Stepfamilies: Discipline can be a huge issue in stepfamilies. After all, the very fact that a stepfamily exists suggests that some tragedy – a death, divorce or separation – has happened, and that is sure to affect children’s behaviour. But what can you do to try and prevent matters getting out of hand? The Supernanny team offers their advice.
Being a Step-dad: There are millions of stepfamilies in the UK, but because of the tendency of children to stay with their mother after a relationship breaks up, over 80 percent of them consist of a natural mother and a stepfather. Kelvin Wright is one of those Step-dads. He talks about life with stepchildren Alex and Olivia, and his fiancé, Caroline
Divorce - helping the kids to cope: Around 300,000 children each year are affected by their parents splitting up. So what can be done to help them to cope?
Tips for Step-parents: Forming a bond with a stepchild can be tough. Supernanny member Claire Thomas has this useful advice - learnt through personal experience!
Divorce: Don’t forget the children: The estranged parents of Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan have been told "not to make disparaging comments" about each other in the presence of their children. It’s a comment which will be recognised by warring parents worldwide. When you’ve fallen out, just how do you try and remain civil for the children?
Divorce and discipline - how to stop matters getting out of hand: If their Mum and Dad are having relationship problems or going through a divorce it can bumpstart bad behaviour in children of all ages – but you can head off tantrums, aggression and backchat if you work as a team and reach a compromise when it comes to discipline.