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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Life

Tough moms blend with the lid off!

Okay, so it is hard... it really is. And, honestly if you haven’t thought to yourself “What the hell am I doing here, or dealing with this for?” at least once, you aren't doing it right. Stepping into, or welcoming someone into a blended family - is much more than just another pound of ground… Continue reading Tough moms blend with the lid off!

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.

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.

Parenting

This StepMom has somethings to say…stay close, read plenty and share.

This page is created to with respect for StepMoms, StepDads and all StepFamilies. We are so often treated as the enemy, treated like we are not good enough or able to love enough. Our work is hardest because we almost always have someone hoping we fail. Here's to those of us, who won't fail and… Continue reading This StepMom has somethings to say…stay close, read plenty and share.