Life

Two P’s in a Poop

I got suckered in. That is how it happened. I’m sure the same has happened to you as you scroll through your newsfeed on Facebook and some silly post catches your eye. For me, it was - - type your name into Google with “is a” after it and see what comes up. Clearly I… Continue reading Two P’s in a Poop

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Love

Everyone has one more chance for love inside them

It is true, you may be scared and uneasy maybe even willing to self sabotage it once it arrives - but the ability to love someone new, a last ditch effort of maybe this could be the elusive one - is there inside everyone. But, why? Why not just completely rule out the possibility of… Continue reading Everyone has one more chance for love inside them

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!

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

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!

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.

Life, Parenting

Two by two, what I wanted for you.

Two things, that’s all I really hoped my kids would be blessed with - because with those two things they could conquer the world. One thing I wanted most for my children was for them to have a mother, an involved mother, someone who made time for them, whose hugs healed any pain, and whose… Continue reading Two by two, what I wanted for you.