step-mom

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step-mom

A female caregiver of a child who assumed the parental role through marriage to one of the child's original (usually biological) parents. Most commonly, a step-mom is the second wife of a child's biological father. I live with my mom during the week and then visit my dad and step-mom every other weekend.
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MADINAH: The sustained torture of three offspring by their own mother in the Khaibar province of Madinah region will wrack the nerves of even step-moms. The sordid saga continued for three years in front of the children's wheelchair-bound, helpless father.
Abusive step-moms (Cinderella story all over again), abusive boyfriends (call that a fairytale?), and lots lots lots lots more.
"(https://twitter.com/kerrywashington/status/333544532920643584) @kerrywashington HAPPY MOTHERS DAY to all you moms, God-moms, step-moms, pet moms, Other Mothers, etc!
The actress then took her new man on a family trip to Ibiza this week, where they were seen mingling with the stars at her step-moms birthday party.