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...

How Badly Do You Want to Have a Child, Stepmom?

This topic is always on my heart, but I have always felt alone in my feelings about it. It wasn’t until recently when a couple of my stepmom friends brought the topic up that I realized my thoughts and feelings...

Custody Agreements: What you NEED to Include!

I’m going to start this article upfront by saying that I am not a lawyer. Nothing you are about to read is legal advice… this is a culmination of data collected from my stepmom tribe and our mutual experi...

The Honeymoon Stage of Being a Stepmom

People often refer to a new romantic relationship as being in the “honeymoon phase.” This basically means it is all rainbows and butterflies. When you are in the honeymoon phase of a relationship, there isn’t a...

The BEST TV Shows with Nontraditional Families

If you know me personally, you know I’m a TV junkie… and I love it all! From comedy, to drama, and even the shows made for kids… if it has even a little bit of a story line, I’m all in! As we are fighting da...