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, 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

Life, Parenting

The truth is…we lie.

I think I speak for most parents when I say we are pretty damn near perfect! I mean, who are we kidding here? If we do lie, it is completely for your own good and protection... or is it? Okay, so the truth is we do tell white lies to our children in hopes to… Continue reading The truth is…we lie.

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

Bio-Parents & Step-Parents: Get over yourselves – it’s not about you.

It's not about being a Bio-mom or a Step-mom - it's about being a parent either way. My opinions on this are very strong - because I am both, and my children have both. Our children, my biological, my husbands biological, my ex-husbands biological child from a different relationship and his wife's biological from a previous marriage - do… Continue reading Bio-Parents & Step-Parents: Get over yourselves – it’s not about you.

Love, Parenting, Stepparents

I can CARE, because I CHOOSE to… Damn-it!

Why does my opinion matter, why does what I feel, the pain in my chest, or the tears that I cry matter, when I am only a step parent. I can't possibly understand how it feels to love a child, to care for a child, to want so badly for this child to have the… Continue reading I can CARE, because I CHOOSE to… Damn-it!