Dear World, I am not trying to take the place of my stepdaughter's mom. I'm really not. My relationship with our kiddo is unique and amazing precisely because I am someone else entirely. Because we have been able to craft our connection through time and effort and patience and love. ... Read More about The Stepmom Letters: I’m Not Trying to Take Her Place
July has been an exciting, busy, wild month in our world and I can't wait to tell you all about it! This post contains affiliate links LIFE RECAP: Probably the biggest event that happened in July was a sad one for us - Jess left to spend five weeks of her summer in California with her mom. ... Read More about July Monthly Recap & Favorites
On today’s episode of The Stepmom Club Podcast, I'm answering the age-old question: Who should come first, your partner or the kids? EPISODE 10: WHO SHOULD COME FIRST - YOUR PARTNER OR YOUR KIDS? In this quick episode, I share the way Christopher and I talk about "who comes first" in our ... Read More about The Stepmom Club Podcast Episode 10 – Who should come first – your partner or the kids?
I’m so excited to be bringing you this important episode – Episode #9, on coparenting well – with Kate Chapman, a blended family writer and stepmom with six children (biological and stepkiddos) in her family. Kate has years of experience and lots of research and insight into coparenting ... Read More about The Stepmom Club Podcast Episode 9 – Coparenting Well
If you've been around my blog for awhile, you might notice that this post is a little bit different than usual. Back in the day I used to do posts called Taking Stock that would give an overview of my life at the moment (view all of my previous Taking Stock posts here), and then I'd have Favorites ... Read More about June Monthly Recap & Favorites