I'm reading a lot of posts about frustrations with the stepkids lately and it brings me to a question...how much responsiblity for them do you take on? I am fairly new to this and I have my share of furstrations too, but I'm wondering if I am more standoffish then most Steps. For example, my DH has to decide what to buy at the store for them to eat when the come visit. He fixes their plates for them. He cleans their room. Right now their bed linens need to be washed, etc.., That will all be his job. Sometimes I wonder - is that my job? Do other stepmom's do this stuff? I have a child of my own too, so I take care of all of his things. We also discipline our own. If one of his children don't listen when I ask them something, I don't deal with it. I go straight to DH. I just feel like I have enough things to keep up with so these are some things he did before we married and he can continue to do them. I am just wondering if other Steps have taken on a lot of these things?
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