Taking on motherhood-by-marriage comes with its own rewards and challenges. The bond between a woman and her partner’s children is often strong and fulfilling. But it might take some informed effort to get there. We take a special focus on stepmothers as we head into Mother’s Day.
Paula Johnson-Jefferson (Samson Cree), small business owner, wife, and stepmother
Nico Williams (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma), chef and stepmother
Dr. Roger Kuhn (Poarch Band of Creek Indians), licensed marriage and family therapist and college professor of American Indian Studies at San Francisco State University
Rebecca Spradlin (Prairie Band Potawatomi), student and storyteller working in media