Monthly Archives: April 2016


Stepmom Stress and Self Care

Stress. Everyone has it. Even children today are speaking out about being stressed. Some have it for different reasons, but we all suffer from it in one form or another. Call it a symptom of our current instant-gratification-technologically-driven world and our need to be constantly plugged in. Whatever the root, […]

Stepmom stressed

Stepmom and mom angry with each other

11 Reasons Why Your Husband’s Ex-Wife Hates You

A question I’m often asked is “Why does my husband’s ex-wife hate me, when I’ve never done anything to her.”  Thousands of stepmoms are perplexed by this.  So, here is a list of the most common reasons your husband’s ex might not think too fondly of you. 1. She doesn’t […]


Stepping Away from Daddy Guilt

Creating boundaries are important for self care…indeed, often times, our survival. Figuring out what we can control and what we can’t, and then basing our decisions and actions on that is a critical component of creating boundaries.  Let’s be honest, we’d like to be able to control a lot more of […]

Guilt trip