Posts filed under: PARENTING LIFE

10 Ways I Feel Loved- A Stepmom’s Thoughts

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s time to reflect on all things love! As a stepmom (or bonus mom), being a new addition to your stepchild’s life can bring on some... Read More

Monday Musings

“Co-Parenting is NOT a competition. It’s a collaboration of two homes working together in the best interest of the child at heart.” -unknown... Read More

Mama Kondo: My Take on the “Tidying Up” Craze

It seems Marie Kondo is everywhere these days. Every social media account and online magazine is referencing her Netflix show, “Tidying Up”, in which she enters cluttered families’ homes and... Read More

5 Tips for Happy (Blended Family) Holidays

Holidays can offer a big emotional challenge for blended families. This time of year is tough for every party involved, whether schedules have been decided by a judge or both... Read More

Ten Things For Which I am Grateful

It’s that time of year! We are all encouraged to reflect on things for which we are grateful and, of course, what makes the top of my list every year... Read More

Loving Your Stepchild As Your Own

When I first became a bonus mom, I already had my hands full with three biological children of my own. I had lots of experience in parenting different personalities and... Read More

Back To School: Meet the Stepmom

Back to school picnics, meet the teacher nights and open houses are usually tinged with a bit of awkwardness as we navigate walking along with co-parents and introducing our blended... Read More

They Think I Have My Hands Full

Anyone with a large family can attest to the fact that invariably, when you’re all out together in public, you’ll hear “Oh my! You have your hands full” from total... Read More