Monthly Archives: November 2016


Why Your Husband Says “Yes” to His Ex

Do you hate it when your husband’s difficult ex asks for something and your husband jumps on the yes wagon? Or, even worse, when she wants something seemingly unreasonable – and even though you can tell from a mile away that he’ll regret it – he still complies? You’re probably […]

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Stepfamily hugging

Your Unique Stepfamily

Just hearing the word stepfamily, or worse, stepmother can cause people to immediately respond by saying: “I’m sorry, that must be so hard for you.” Without much thought, there is judgement already happening before knowing too much about your family. In my experience, this is generally from someone who has […]


Growth and Expansion in Stepfamily Life

Stepfamily life has its challenges and struggles. But honestly what family unit, relationship (personal or professional) doesn’t have its challenges? In these moments of challenge is where we have the opportunity to shed our skin and grow, but that’s usually easier said than done. Believe me, I’ve been there. Over […]

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Stepmom and stepdaughter

Why It’s Okay to Love Your Stepchildren Like Your Own and What That Really Means

Throughout my stepparenting journey, I’ve faced road blocks, bad attitudes, careless words, and just plain ignorance. And much of this negativity came from other adults ― not my stepchild. Due to my experiences, I’ve come to an interesting realization in regard to how we as a society, perceive the stepparent […]