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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...

5 Things Stepmoms Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

This is a guest post written by Beth from The Babbling Blonde! The internet is crowded with memes and quotes and inspirational posts about combating mom guilt.  In addition to all of the daily insecurities and self-doubt that go hand in hand with raising kidd...

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 happier, more effective relationship with the mo...

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 stepmom who thrives in her role requires both time and...

10 Things Successful Stepmoms do before Going to Bed

What is your bedtime routine like? Is it chaotic or methodical? Soul-cleansing or draining? Or, worse yet, is it something you don't even give a second thought? How we end the evening and prepare for the day...