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Why Parallel Parenting was My Only Option

Why Parallel Parenting was My Only Option

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ByKristenMar 18, 20227 min read

Before I became a stepmom, I had a very clear image of what life would be like. I imagined group…

How to Decide on a 60/40 Custody Schedule

How to Decide on a 60/40 Custody Schedule

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ByKristenFeb 18, 20229 min read

Deciding on which 60/40 custody schedule is best for your family is a MAJOR decision. Your family will be living…

Stepkids and Cell Phones

Stepkids and Cell Phones

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ByKristenJan 7, 20226 min read

This Christmas, we finally gave in and got my 11-year-old stepdaughter a Gabb cell phone. She’s been begging us for…

When Your Stepchild’s Other Home has Different Rules

When Your Stepchild’s Other Home has Different Rules

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ByKristenOct 15, 20215 min read

Last week, I had a meeting with a coaching client who was simply fed up with the different expectations and…

What is the Right of First Refusal anyway?

What is the Right of First Refusal anyway?

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ByKristenOct 1, 20216 min read

A blessing and a curse, depending on your shared custody situation, the right of first refusal can have far-reaching consequences.…

Why I Think “Keep the Peace” is Shitty Advice

Why I Think “Keep the Peace” is Shitty Advice

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ByKristenSep 17, 20214 min read

Walking on eggshells. Toeing the line. Waiting for the other shoe to drop. So many stepmoms I meet (and coach)…

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