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The Stepmom’s Guide to Holiday Gifts

The Stepmom’s Guide to Holiday Gifts

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ByKristenDecember 9, 20219 min read

Three years ago, my stepdaughter’s mom’s family lived with us during the holidays. You might remember that I’m a little…

The Permission You Need this Holiday Season

The Permission You Need this Holiday Season

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ByKristenNovember 12, 20214 min read

Holidays in a blended family can feel really overwhelming on a lot of levels. From holiday custody schedules to questions…

6 Tips for your First Mother’s Day as a Stepmom

6 Tips for your First Mother’s Day as a Stepmom

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ByKristenApril 26, 20215 min read

I vividly remember my first Mother’s Day as a stepmom. I felt left-out, unappreciated, and disappointed. It seemed entirely unfair…

So you don’t have your stepkids December 25th…

So you don’t have your stepkids December 25th…

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ByKristenNovember 6, 20206 min read

Blended family holidays amplify the already-complicated dynamics stepmoms navigate everyday. You’re thrilled to have the kids in your home on…

Why we Hosted a Joint Birthday Party at a Hotel (Feat. Gaylord Texan)

Why we Hosted a Joint Birthday Party at a Hotel (Feat. Gaylord Texan)

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ByKristenAugust 24, 20206 min read

Can I be honest and share that every year when Krista’s birthday rolls around, I get a little nervous? Should…

Inside the Life of a Stepmom Blogger

Inside the Life of a Stepmom Blogger

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ByKristenMarch 6, 20207 min read

“Isn’t blogging just writing in an online journal everyday?” – Clueless me over 3 years ago before becoming a full-time…

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