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3 MUST-HAVES for a Long, Healthy, Successful Marriage

Not a day goes by where I don’t hear someone, whether it be a colleague, a relative, or a person on social media, complain about his or her partner. From how lazy he is, how disrespectful she is, or how annoyin...
Dear Husband Love Your Second Wife

Dear Husband. Love, Your Second Wife.

Dear Husband. Love, Your Second Wife. Dear Husband, You know me; writing is my ultimate source of relief. I do it with my heart in my hand, and I wonder if you will ever understand, even if it’s written lit...
Blended Family Marriage Tips | Stepmomming blog

5 Best Blended Family Marriage Tips for Beginners

So… you married a man with kids. Now what?! While you were dating, you may have thought that marriage would be a breeze. Maybe you weren’t very involved with the kids, with negotiations with their Mom, or wi...

5 Stages of Grieving your Husband’s Vasectomy

So, you’re dating a man with kids. Things are going well, and you start to envision a future with him. One night at dinner, you ask him if he is interested in having more kids, confident his answer will be an e...
TLIP what every second wife needs to hear

What Every Second Wife Needs To Hear

What Every Second Wife Needs to Hear The most romantic statement Gabe ever made to me didn’t happen on our wedding day.  He didn’t declare it at the base of the Eiffel tower, or pen it in a greeting card.  The...

Help! His Parents Don’t Include My Children

This article was originally published on This Life in Progress and has been reprinted here with the author's permission. Dear Kate, I am a divorced mom of two young girls.  I remarried two years ago, to...
Stepmom wishes her husband knew

15 Things Stepmom Wishes Her Husband Knew

In that moment, I knew I couldn't say anything to make him understand. I could verbalize my emotions until I was blue in the face, but he just wasn't going to make sense of my words. Exhausting myself trying to...