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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Judgment and Loss, Life, Love, Marriage & Divorce, Parenting, Stepparents

Blended Families are BLENDED with Discipline, Parenting, Finding your place & your voice.

"Lately, I have been struggling with others views about my life - marriage - family etc. How far do we let peoples opinions, advice, etc in to our homes and how do we do that, and still find a place within our little family and our spouses families at the same time. Below you will… Continue reading Blended Families are BLENDED with Discipline, Parenting, Finding your place & your voice.

Love, Parenting, Stepparents

It takes a Village…or a Step-Mom!?!

You hear the saying "It takes a Village to raise a child" all the time. Everyone needs help, advice, even a shoulder to cry on when we epically fail, which we all do (even me).  I often find myself questioning why I have such an attachment to my StepChild and how its possible that I… Continue reading It takes a Village…or a Step-Mom!?!