Why I suggested we change the custody schedule

Why I Suggested We Change the Custody Schedule

As my little one and I work on our art project, we talk about her family. She talks about her time with her sister and the silly games they play, and then she talks about her mom and stepdad. She confesses she'...

Halloween Treats: All You Can Eat!

If you think there's a better way to celebrate October 31st than by eating a bunch of Halloween treats, I will fight you. JUST KIDDING. There are plenty of other Halloween traditions you can participate ...

Meet Co-Parenting Champions: Jamie and Elizabeth

There are few generalizations that I actually agree with, especially when it comes to shared parenting and stepfamilies, but there are a few I will absolutely defend to my grave. 1. No 2 blended families are...

50+ Pumpkin Recipes: Happy Fall Y’all

It's no longer 90 degrees here in Texas which can only mean one thing... It's pumpkin spice season! I am so stinking excited, you guys! I have a couple of go-to recipes. Like a DIY Starbucks Pumpkin Spic...

The Perfect Lunchbox Surprise: Unicorn Sandwiches

I love packing sweet surprises in my little one's lunchbox. I always include a note on her napkin with either a joke, a confidence-building reminder, or a funny drawing. Occasionally, a favorite snack or ...

The Secret to a Happy Co-Parenting Relationship

Disclaimer: this is not intended for stepmoms involved in a high-conflict situation. This is for co-parents who are civil but sometimes feel like things are all out of whack! Want to know the secret to having ...

A Great Stepmom Devotional: Stepparenting With Grace

Stepmomming is tough stuff. It's not for the feign of heart. But it is immensely rewarding. Stepmomming isn't natural; it's not something that is common sense or second nature. Becoming a successful step...