Parenting teenagers is rough, especially when you have a blended family. Co-parenting with 2 different households and sets of rules can be quite confusing. Sometimes step-siblings don't end up with everything always being equal. Is that a problem or just something everyone has to live with to keep the peace?
That's the dilemma Reddit user u/daughterlunch found herself in recently with her daughter Emily and her step-daughter Laura. Emily works a part-time job and gets $25 a week in lunch money from her Dad. While Laura (having a different dad) does not get this extra money provided. Laura's jealous and mom's left asking:
I have a daughter, Emily (16f) with my ex. She chose to live with my ex and his wife and kids the majority of the time because she has to share her room with her step-sister Laura (15) at my house.