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, Love, Marriage & Divorce

Non-traditionally traditional

Maintaining, re-creating and even inventing new traditions is hard work on a blended family. Whether or not to carry on a tradition from a previous marriage - for the sake of the children , or to throw caution to the wind and start all over again is a question we asked ourselves. For us, there… Continue reading Non-traditionally traditional

Love, Parenting, Stepparents

Step moms aren’t made of steel

Thinking back I feel like I instantly became a step-mom, and honestly its a little shocking that it went so seriously so quickly. I remember being at my Mother-in-laws house for Christmas dinner, and all the family being there. My Stepson walked up to me and said something along the lines of "Mommy can I have… Continue reading Step moms aren’t made of steel

Love, Parenting, Stepparents

We did it all backwards..and it works!

My mother-in-law will appear in alot of my posts, so we will shorten her to MIL. For you mind in the gutter readers, notice there is not a F at the end, although some may beg to differ 🙂 Now, eyes straight ahead, and back to the sublect at hand. The normal process for life… Continue reading We did it all backwards..and it works!