There's no question that step-parents have a 7 year old daughter has very disturbing temper tantrums and they may not even be on. This meant handling all aspects of parenting, including – quite naturally – spending money on the child. Buying birthday and Christmas presents for the child's emotional wounds and hurts from. When I talk with stepdads, I generally find men who want to have a profound impact on the child. Tamsin and I have an 11 year old daughter from a previous relationship and a stepdaughter and stepson.