We've all heard about wicked stepmothers in fairy tales--women who make the heroes--lives miserable. Although fairy tales tell of wicked stepmothers or fathers, in real life, stepparents are regular people trying to do what's right for their family. The journey isn't easy for the parent or children, but through perseverance and patience, great relationships can be made and happiness can be found. In The Not-So-Wicked Stepparent, Sherrie Mackelprang frankly tells of her experiences as a stepchild and stepparent, using humorous stories and thoughtful insights. Filled with uplifting quotes and practical tips, this book will help any stepparent adjust to the roller coaster ride of instant parenthood. Stepparents don't have to be wicked--in fact, they can be downright good!