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Claudette Chenevert (The Stepfamily Expert)
Lives in Gainesville, VA, USA


Claudette Chenevert (The Stepfamily Expert)

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With school just about over and longer and warmer days finally here, it's time to think about how to spend fun summer days and what to do to have more fun. What are some of the things you need to know and do to assure you will enjoy time as a family or as a couple? What are some of the pitfalls of vacationing? Claudette Chenevert also known as "The Stepmom Coach" helps the instant mom create space for herself in her ready-made family while mainta...
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More than half of married couples are divorcing, some more than once. We think that once we get a divorce, our problems will be solved and we can start over again. Really?
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You've just walked in the door after a long day at work. The kitchen is a mess, and the kids are arguing over who is responsible. As you set your briefcase on the counter, a flying apple misses your head-by inches. Then poof! The kids disappear-without so much as a hello (or goodbye!)-and you are left with a dirty, cluttered kitchen. Muttering under your breath, you set to cleaning, feeling more like a doormat than a parent.
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I provide solutions to stepfamily problems and issues and take them from surviving in their relationship to THRIVING, one STEP at a time.
I can help you see possibilities and solutions and help you be accountable by listening and supporting you along the way.
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Taking Stepmoms from Surviving to THRIVING, one STEP at a time.

Stepfamilies don’t have more or less issues than traditional families. They're just different. Therefore, stepfamilies need different set of rules, tools and skills in order to live a cohesive family life.  

Claudette Chenevert, known as "The Stepmom Coach" provides advice, support and guidance to women who enter the “Instant Family” realm, feeling overwhelmed, misunderstood and isolated.

When Claudette became a stepmom in 1990, she soon realized just how different this was going to be compared to being a single mom.Claudette needed some answers not only for herself but for others. She became a Master Certified Stepfamily Foundation Coach as soon started her practice so that other women could find support and help for their relationships.

When she is not speaking to women’s groups, or conducting teleseminars, she offers group and one-on-one coaching to women around the world.

She is a contributing writer for Xpanded Family Magazine and Stepmom Magazine and is the author of "31 Days to Better Communication" and "Words of Hope, Inspirations and Wisdom for Stepmoms" Claudette is an active participant on many Facebook groups and has her fan page at 

For more on how to create cohesive and harmonious stepfamilies, go to and sign up for the FREE audio “The 3 Biggest Mistakes Stepfamilies Make”

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Proud Mom to a great son, proud Stepmom to 2 beautiful grown women, 2 great sons-in-law and grandma to 4 beautiful grandkids. Oh! Did I mention that I have the most wonderful husband ever??? I'm so blessed.
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Embrun, Ontario, Canada - Brossard, Quebec, Canada - Herndon, VA, USA
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