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 1, 2018

Stepfamilies: When the Parent Doesn’t Parent (Part 1)

“I’m about to lose my mind,” stepmom Sandi roared. “I love my husband, but he is driving me crazy and so are his kids. No matter […]
February 13, 2018

When V-Day Feels Like D-Day

There have been many years when I’ve dreaded Valentine’s Day. The year of my divorce was the worst. Endless commercials of people in love, frolicking on […]
February 5, 2018

Stepfamilies: The Top 12 Financial Issues

Money can be a bitter battle before, during or after a divorce. And when considering a marriage to someone who has kids (young or old) its […]
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 […]