stepparenting

noun

step·​par·​ent·​ing ˈstep-ˌper-ən-tiŋ How to pronounce stepparenting (audio)
: parenting by a stepparent

Examples of stepparenting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kourtney Kardashian Barker shared a sweet stepparenting moment between Travis Barker and her youngest son, Reign. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 9 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stepparenting was in 1977

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“Stepparenting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stepparenting. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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