Divorced and dating blog
The best way to create stability, show love, and help your child de-stress is to keep up routines, to the best of your ability. If your partner has children from a previous relationship, you may find that they resent you at first.
This is normal and natural: You have taken some of their parent’s attention away from them.
This is the wrong approach, though, as it is still likely to send the message that the parent does not care.
We tend to assume our children “know” we love them, but, really, how are they supposed to know that if we don’t tell them?