Quoting Goodnight Moon, goodnight:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mami Ana:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Goodnight ... [snip!] ... have the kids call them or the other person a parental name. It's a crazy idea to me unless the parent is not involved at all"
What you don't get is that if the child feels it they will do it on their own. No one made my call my step dad, dad. I started doing it on my own. What's crazy is trying to rob me of that, or any child of that special bond with a step parent and undermine that relationship.