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24 Things to Stop Worrying About in 2024

24 Things to Stop Worrying About in 2024

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ByKristen SkilesDec 29, 202313 min read

Stepmomming ain’t easy. Can I get an amen? This life is tough stuff. But I’ve found that it’s exponentially MORE…

What I Want to Say to the Stepmom on Mother’s Day

What I Want to Say to the Stepmom on Mother’s Day

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ByKristen SkilesMay 3, 20223 min read

If you think being a mom is a thankless job, try being a stepmom on Mother’s Day. Have you seen…

6 Tips for your First Mother’s Day as a Stepmom

6 Tips for your First Mother’s Day as a Stepmom

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ByKristen SkilesMay 3, 20225 min read

I vividly remember my first Mother’s Day as a stepmom. I felt left-out, unappreciated, and disappointed. It seemed entirely unfair…

Mother’s Day for Stepmom: How to Celebrate

Mother’s Day for Stepmom: How to Celebrate

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ByKristen SkilesMay 3, 20224 min read

Mother’s Day for stepmoms can cause many uncomfortable feelings to surface, and it’s often a time when a stepmom’s unique…

The Stepmom’s Guide to Holiday Gifts

The Stepmom’s Guide to Holiday Gifts

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ByKristen SkilesDec 9, 20219 min read

Three years ago, my stepdaughter’s mom’s family lived with us during the holidays. You might remember that I’m a little…

The Permission You Need to Survive Blended Family Holidays

The Permission You Need to Survive Blended Family Holidays

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ByKristen SkilesNov 12, 20214 min read

Holidays in a blended family can feel really overwhelming on a lot of levels. From holiday custody schedules to questions…

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