HELP! My In-Laws Won’t Stop Talking to The Ex!

Disclaimer: This article is not intended for abusive familial relationships. This article is written for stepmoms who feel undermined simply by their in-laws maintaining a relationship with their stepchildren’s...

Maintaining House Rules when your Child has Two Homes

I’ll be honest… the #1 most annoying thing that my stepdaughters ever say to me is, “We don’t have to do this at Mommy’s house,” or, “Well, Mommy lets us do this!” Who can relate?! Something as simple as a r...

Why doesn’t my Stepchild’s Mom Like Me?!

In our private Facebook community for stepmoms, some of the most popular questions revolve around- you guessed it- The Ex. What do I do if my stepchild’s mom doesn’t take me seriously? Doesn’t respect me? Won’...

35 White Chocolate Recipes to Make your Mouth Water

If you're anything like me, then you know white chocolate is LIFE. I'm not a huge baker, but thankfully, my husband is. Recently I was searching for new recipes using white chocolate, and after I realized I ...

Spiteful Acts in Co-parenting: How to Deal

I’m going to start this one with a scenario: It’s a Tuesday night. Your 4-year-old stepdaughter tells you for the hundredth time that she wants a haircut. She’s never had a haircut before. You and your husba...

7 Unique Thanksgiving Traditions to Start NOW!

In a blended family, it can be incredibly hard to create and instill new traditions that stick. After divorce and remarriage, it's normal for family traditions which children previously celebrated to be all but...

Are YOU Struggling with the Victim Mindset?

There are so many “societal norms” about being a woman that really grind my gears. The way we feel required to apologize for everything, even if it’s not our fault. The insecurities we may have around other wom...