What I Want to Say to the Stepmom on Mother’s Day

If you think being a mom is a thankless job, try being a stepmom on Mother's Day. Have you seen the meme? I cringe every single time. I don't like the animosity it represents from stepmoms toward birth moms, bu...

What a Henna Tattoo Taught Me About Stepmomming

I spent my Saturday a couple of weeks ago hanging out a local food truck festival with my husband, stepdaughter, and my stepdaughter's mom, Amanda. We were there to support Amanda's best friend who was promotin...

Friday Favorites: Kids Bowl Free This Summer!

I am all about entertaining my kiddo for as little money as possible. I enjoy taking her out and having some fun on the town, but I'm also not willing to pay an arm and a leg for entertainment. I created a ...

Friday Favorites: Tasty and Easy Party Punch

This punch is so easy to throw together and is so tasty. It's been a favorite at every single children's party I've thrown, and it's a hit with the parents too, not just the kids! Even better? It's just two...

The Best Resources for Stepmoms

Unfortunately, there's no single manual for how to thrive in your role as stepmom; there's no universal code for stepparenting that contains all of the answers. Despite that fact, there are many resources f...

Friday Favorites: Cariloha Bed Sheets

You guys. My bed is a DREAM. I hate staying at a hotel because I haven't found a bed that compares to the one at home. Pretty remarkable, right? It's a combination of my adjustable bed base that raises and ...

How To Mom Seminar for less than $40!

Ever wonder if you're doing this mom thing right? Do you wonder how all of the other moms make it look so easy? Want to know "How To Mom for Dummies?"As stepmoms (at least those of us that don't yet hav...