Co-Parenting

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...

Healthy Co-Parenting Begins with a Healthy You

Are you ready for all of the drama to END? For this stepmomming life to be EASIER and more enjoyable? The healthy relationships you crave are not out of reach, but they do begin with you! Before you can drea...

Getting Ready for the Holidays in a Blended Family

Things get SO complicated around the holidays in a blended family. When are you visiting your family? His? When will you have your stepchild(ren)? Do you get a gift for the ex? Her husband? Their children? ...

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’...

Stop Being Gasoline, and Start Being Water

Years ago, before my husband and I were even engaged, I walked into the room while he was on the phone with his ex-wife. “I’m done trying to explain it to you, you’re an idiot,” he snapped into the phone, th...