Stepfamilies

May 4, 2020

When Mom Breaks Your Heart: Learning How to Heal

Recently, I asked a question on social media regarding women and where they seek wisdom. The responses varied. However, one particular theme, from an astounding number […]
April 18, 2020

Stepmoms Ask: Why are His Kids so Miserable?

“Laura, I want to be loving and kind to my stepkids. But it’s not easy. They are so bratty, manipulative and whiney that I often just […]
October 3, 2019

Stepmom, what do you really, really want?

What do stepmoms what? What do we really, really want? After more than 25 years of working with those in divorce recovery and stepfamily situations I […]
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 […]