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Blended Family · Stepmom

Butterflies

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. If we are being completely honest here, I have been convicted of a couple things lately: my quick temper, and my nagging pessimism. These two things, together or separate, are terrible traits for a stepmother to have. Unfortunately, it has taken me nearly… Continue reading Butterflies

Blended Family · Stepmom

To the Wife with Stepkids

I’m not alone in my feelings!! She shares some great insight and advice! Thankful I came across this blog. Give her a follow!

The Called Stepmom

I have listened thoughtfully to the argument that just because you become the wife of a man with kids, that doesn’t make you their stepmom.  I even talked this through with a friend who also just so happens to be a stepfamily coach, and she admitted this is often the perspective of adult children whose father remarries later in life, or in the case of infidelity or parental alienation.  She was quick to add, though, that popular opinion would still consider the woman their stepmom.  In other words, just because Cinderella thought her stepmom was “evil” didn’t make her any less Cinderella’s stepmom!  Bad example, I know, but you get my point.

One of my biggest priorities is making sure no stepmomma feels like she’s alone in her circumstances.  I have been there.  I know that many of my posts rest on the fact that you have a loving…

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