Jenna Korf


8 Tips for Liking Your Stepchild – When you Don’t

For years, I thought I didn’t like kids. It turns out I just didn’t like badly-behaved kids. But then again, who does? The kids’ parents, that’s who! The biological bond enables parents to love, forgive and accept their children—even in the worst scenarios. Most stepparents aren’t capable of that, so […]

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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 […]


From Hell to Healing: My Journey with my Husband’s Ex-Wife

I’ve been with my husband for seven years, and I recently noticed that I’d been describing those years as “hell.” “The hell we’ve endured.” “The hellish stress.” “The years of hell she’s put us through…” Because even though my marriage to my amazing husband has been wonderful, it was often overshadowed […]

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What Divorced Moms Should Know About Stepmoms

In the 5 years that I’ve been a stepmom and have been working with stepmoms, one thing is abundantly clear; many divorced moms have incorrect preconceived notions about their child’s stepmom and her motivations. These false assumptions can wreak havoc on the dynamic between the mom and stepmom and ruin […]