February 8, 2019

“My Spouse Dislikes My Child”

“Laura, my husband hates my son,” stepmom Staci lamented. “I’m not exaggerating. It’s so obvious that even our friends and family notice,” she continued. “My spouse […]
November 12, 2018

When Mom Leaves: For Full Time Stepmoms

Recently, at a stepmom event I observed the large number of full time stepmoms. These are women who have their stepkids full time, and mom is […]
June 4, 2018

I am NOT a Warrior (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog  (link) I shared why I have chosen to relinquish the exhausting and tedious work of trying to be a warrior. […]
May 30, 2018

I Am NOT a Warrior (Part 1)

Not long ago a friend of mine was dying of cancer that she had battled for many years. In one of her last Facebook posts she […]
May 22, 2018

Stepmoms Without Biological Children

“My house is full of people, and I’m lonelier than I’ve ever been in my life,” stepmom Amelia shared. “I thought marrying a man with kids […]