To all the Para-kin families, blended families and step-families, we are soliciting stories, anecdotes, articles or essays to share for publication. If you are or have that special p-mom, p-dad in your family or you are ... Read More about Share your Para-kin stories
I love my daughter, and now I’m in love with my beautiful grandson. They are my daughter and grandson because I refuse to refer to them as “step” people. The only “steps” in our house are at the front door. But the fact of ... Read More about Only “Steps” are at the Front Door
By Sandra Matuschka Excerpt from the Newport Daily News Article published 8/26/2015 For generations, the word “family” traditionally conjured up the notion of a mommy and a daddy, sisters and brothers, grandparents, ... Read More about Para-kin in the Newport Daily News
... so there I was tonight.. at an opening for a local art gallery. The female manager, in her late thirties, comes over and says, "I hear you are working on a new term.. something called Para-Kin." I acknowledge this and ... Read More about Does this sound like you?
Can Para-kin terms offer an alternative to Step-family terms? When we hear “Step” … our mind wanders into the world of Cinderella. As a family court attorney, I know that our clients are often in situations of blended ... Read More about It’s all in your hands!