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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...

Another Thing You Should REALLY Stop Telling Stepmoms

There are some really stupid things people say to stepmoms. There are some really ignorant things people say to stepmoms. And then there are some really hurtful things people say to stepmoms. Some of the stupid things they say include “Do you even like your...
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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...
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Best Facebook Pages to Follow for Stepmoms

Whether you're new to stepmomming or a seasoned veteran, there are times when you just need to know you're not alone. You could have the world's most attentive husband, the best relationship with your stepchild...

15 Ways You are Sabotaging Your Stepmom Potential

I often reminisce with my stepmom friends about the first year or so of stepmomming. We laugh about how naïve we were, and we cringe at some of those amateur mistakes. We sip wine and savor the fact that we're older and wiser now (ha!). We certainly haven't ma...

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...

How to See The Ex without Breaking a Sweat

There was a time in my stepmomming journey when I thought I would never be able to see my husband’s ex without feeling sick to my stomach. Even though she and I never had any direct confrontations, I still didn...
Thank You Mom from a Second Generation Stepmom

Thank You Mom: 5 Things I Learned as a Second Generation Stepmom

In my Stepmother journey I have met quite a few people who have inspired me and taught me things to help make this life a little easier, but I have to admit I am so lucky to have my mom who knows exactly what it is like to be a stepmother. She didn’t have a “H...

The Invisible Load the Stepmom Carries

My husband told me he sees all that I do. He mentioned that I help my stepdaughter with her homework, I grocery shop, and I do the laundry. He acknowledged the gift buying, the schedule keeping, and the dish wa...

15 Free Ways to Improve Your Stepmom Life

After lawyers, child support, and alimony, there's not always room in the budget for self help. Yet, stepmoms are navigating one of the most complex and under-advised roles out there. It's not as if common sens...