Life, Love, Marriage & Divorce, Stepparents

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 is perfect… Continue reading Five stepfamily myths – busted!

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Father, Judgment and Loss, Life, Marriage & Divorce, Stepparents

Divorce & the StepMom

Have you ever awoke from a dream that was so intense and real that your heart breaks as you open your eyes? I dreamt about him again, and its such a double edged sword because even though for the duration of the dream we're together again, there is always the waking up that rips him… Continue reading Divorce & the StepMom

Life, Parenting, Stepparents

Top Step-Parent Blog!

We were, or I guess...I was nominated by someone, somewhere for my blog. It was entered into a Step-parenting contest with fifty...yes 50! other stepparents who share the same passion as I do. And...we ranked in at #5! How fantastic is that? And, how do you thank someone that you have no idea who they… Continue reading Top Step-Parent Blog!

Father, Life, Parenting, Stepparents

Okay, you be the Mom and I will be the kid!

I’m willing to venture a guess that almost any adult would choose to go back to being a child in a heartbeat. No bills, less stress, maybe do better in school the second time around and ENJOY those naps! I mean, life for our kids these days is just so hard, they get bored, they… Continue reading Okay, you be the Mom and I will be the kid!

Parenting, Stepparents

Being a Mom

Being a mom means more than having given birth to a child. Its loving and knowing a soul before you even see it. It’s carrying, and caring for a life completely depending on you for survival. It’s giving air to the lungs that grew with-in you, and sight to the eyes that will never see… Continue reading Being a Mom

Father, Life, Love, Parenting, Stepparents

Make them aware that they are loved.

It doesn't matter where the love comes from, it doesn't matter if it’s a bio-parent or a step-parent – as long as there is love being freely given. Someone who gives their time, their energy, their love without any regard for a personal gain – solely to benefit the child. We all get some portion… Continue reading Make them aware that they are loved.

Father, Judgment and Loss, Life, Love, Parenting, Stepparents

If I could have a word with you

One of the most vital parts of being a parent is making mistakes. Mistakes are what causes growth and results in lessons and ultimately change. On a daily basis I make mistakes and there are times I lay awake at night reviewing those, and how I made them, why I made them – and how… Continue reading If I could have a word with you