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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...

What if I Don’t Want an “Ours Baby?”

What if I don't want an “Ours Baby?" This is a question I have been asking myself for the last year or so after years of infertility and even a miscarriage. I question if I am healthy enough to have a child ...

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...

Anxiety: A Stepmom’s Kryptonite

Tight chest. Lump in throat. Catastrophic thoughts. Worry. Nausea. Feelings of anger, sadness, confusion, frustration, all at once. Sound familiar? It does to me too. Everyone’s experience with anxiety, whet...