March 28, 2018

Why Don’t My Stepkids Like Me?

“I try so hard to be a good stepmom, but nothing I do seems to make a difference,” stepmom Lisa wept. “No matter how many times […]
March 5, 2018

Stepfamilies: When the Parent Doesn’t Parent (Part 2)

WOW!! Part one of this topic sure got the fur flying, and inflamed some stepmoms. So before reading Part two, let me set the stage for […]
January 17, 2018

Stepmom Solutions to Feeling like an “Outsider”

This is a follow up post to one I wrote regarding the REASONS many  stepmoms feel like an outsider. If you have not read that post […]
January 6, 2018

Sister Stepmom: When You Feel Like an Outsider

“Laura, I feel like I’m standing outside of my house, holding my child’s hand, looking in the window. My child and I are on the exterior […]
December 14, 2017

Stepmom: What To Do with THOSE Ornaments?

“Laura, what do I do with all the ornaments that my husband had with his first wife. You know, the ones that say, ‘First Christmas’ and […]