For as long as there have been fairy tales there have been evil stepmothers. Fairy tale nightmares aside, what’s it really like to marry a man with children? And why do stepmoms often have such a hard time finding a comfortable and respected place in their families? In this podcast I talk with Wednesday Martin, author of Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Stepmothers Think, Feel and Act The Way We Do (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009).
About Wednesday Martin, Ph.D.
Wednesday Martin holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Yale. She was a regular contributor to the New York Post’s parenting page for several years, and her work has appeared in a number of national magazines. Martin, a stepmother for ten years, lives with her husband and their two sons.
More info at: www.wednesdaymartin.com
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