Ditch the Shame.

So many people are stuck in this “show” life. They are always “on”, they always have it figured out and they are always “fine.” They are the quiet, strong type, but to me, strong is not quiet. Strong is loud. Strong is honest. Strength is raw and original. We are failing by setting the example … More Ditch the Shame.

Five stepfamily myths – busted!

  Myths: ∗Don’t be a Mom, be their friend∗Don’t be the disciplinarian∗Stepchildren should be allowed to misbehave∗It is easier without the other parents involvement.∗You will eventually grow to love them, and they will love you. Chances are, if you are a stepparent, you’ve had these said to you by either a successful stepparent whose life … More Five stepfamily myths – busted!

From highlight reel to extended scenes…you deserve better.

I’ve always settled for “okay” love, “momentary” love, material love and graciousness, you know the kind, that when you buy someone something they really want – you then become the best thing that has ever happened to them, that isn’t real love. We are raised with such convoluted ideals of what is expected, normal and … More From highlight reel to extended scenes…you deserve better.