step-mother


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step-mother

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-mother 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-mother every other weekend.
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According to details, Noor Mohammad shot dead his step-mother in Speenn Khowray areas on Thursday night and managed to escape from the crime scene.
Den Sokchea, 26, one of the suspects, told the court that his father, Sok Dara, 58, and step-mother, Hem Van, had rented a house in Prampi Makara in which he did not live.
She will be remembered and missed as a wonderful step-mother, mother-in-law, nanny, cousin, aunt and friend.
According to Nayyar, it was Ikram who "drew attention to how the boundaries between the personal and social lives of the one who plays an important role in the public life are diminished; (how) his unconscious complexity finds way into his scholarly life, or how the border of a personal incident melts into the social reality!" Commenting upon Ikram's idea that "in Shibli's sub-conscious the thoughts and feelings about modern education were the same as those about his step-mother at home", Nayyar raises the questions whether for Shibli English was a "pariah" just like his step-mother, which was forced upon by the rulers like his father.
After his mother's death, Daniel was raised by his father and step-mother, Annetta.
FAISALABAD -- A youth shot dead his step-mother over a matrimonial issue, in the jurisdiction of Millat Town police station.
LAHORE: A man allegedly shot and killed his step-mother and two step-sisters in Shadbagh region of the provincial capital on Wednesday.
MARDAN -- Police claimed to have arrested three accused including step-mother of a blind murder case of a teenager slaughtered to death four days back in Mian Gulzara area.
RATODERO -- A son killed his step-mother and a man over alleged illicity relations here in the wee hours of Saturday.
Agents contacted the teenagers step-mother and she verified that her step-daughter had been kidnapped from their home in Illinois on July 19 and had filed a missing persons report in Cumberland County with the Toledo Sheriffs Office.
Meanwhile, Simon is desperate for answers about his step-mother's strange behaviour.
EMMERDALE (ITV, 7pm) AARON is convinced that his step-mother Sandra is his only hope, but he can't track her down.
>Bobby, above, and Lucy Beale Standing in the front room of their house and clutching what appeared to be the murder weapon, Bobby told his step-mother Jane: "Whatever she says, she started it.
He is survived by his parents; step-mother, Marcia Woodall; step-father, George Collins; grandmother, Una Woodall; step-brother, William Worley; half-sister, Anna Byrd; grandfather, Charles Fearing; aunt, Terry Boehmer; cousins, Becky Boehmer, Beth Boehmer, Adam Fearing and Sam Fearing; uncle, Jessie Fearing and a host of family and friends.In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the family to help offset funeral expenses or www.gofundme.com/ks1u28