Life

I never…words from a bio/step mom that hit home.

This morning I received a letter from a fan of my Facebook page named Bobbie Ann Phillips and as I read it I knew instantly this needed to be read by all of you. This is her story and its an honest account of how it feels, of what we don't expect, our fears and… Continue reading I never…words from a bio/step mom that hit home.

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Father, Life, Love, Parenting

Dads are kind-of Awesome!

Dad verses mom appears to be an easy win for Moms, right? You'd think it would be a slam dunk because we are natural multi-taskers, nurturers, nurses, teachers, homemakers, maids, etc. I mean, come on, we literally do it all! Or, do we? We can tease them and share random facts which are absolutely true… Continue reading Dads are kind-of Awesome!

Life

Two hours, my over-thinking and a clean house later.

Glancing at the clock on the computer I see it is 12:30 – holy crap, the kids will be out of school at 1:45 today – its Wednesday and early release – and I haven’t cleaned the house. Setting the computer down on the floor in front of me, I jump up in a mad… Continue reading Two hours, my over-thinking and a clean house later.

Father, Life, Love, Marriage & Divorce

I’m a sexy jerk and I know it

Last week, Blogger Idol's -following at home blog entry- was about traditions, and I thought that was easy enough. This week, we are to write about a day in the life of  ourselves as the opposite sex. Man - should this day be easy - literally.    Rolling over and smacking the snooze button on… Continue reading I’m a sexy jerk and I know it

Father, Marriage & Divorce, Parenting, Stepparents

Heartbreak – Reality of being JUST a Step-Mom.

When you truly realize you are JUST a step-mom, your heart will break. It will feel like you have lost all control, all sense of function and almost as if you've lost a child. Once you realize or are even possibly smacked in the face with it - it will feel like a shock, like… Continue reading Heartbreak – Reality of being JUST a Step-Mom.

Life

I….I…am blessed

I've followed my heart, I've created my own path and I did it all for myself. I've failed, I've fallen and I did it in front of the world. I got back up, I learned from my mistakes, and I became a better person. I redefined my priorities, I fell deeper in love with my… Continue reading I….I…am blessed