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21 Things to Stop Worrying About in 2021

21 Things to Stop Worrying About in 2021

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ByKristenDecember 11, 202011 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…

Why my Stepson’s Baby Pictures made me Uncomfortable

Why my Stepson’s Baby Pictures made me Uncomfortable

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ByCaitlin McKitterickSeptember 18, 20205 min read

As many others, becoming a stepmom has forced me to face a number of my inner demons. I’ve discovered insecurities…

You’re Allowed to say “No.”

You’re Allowed to say “No.”

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ByKaitOctober 11, 20197 min read

Hi, I’m Kait, and I’m a recovering doormat. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve agreed to something, only…

HELP! My In-Laws Won’t Stop Talking to The Ex!

HELP! My In-Laws Won’t Stop Talking to The Ex!

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ByAshleyFebruary 8, 20196 min read

Disclaimer: This article is not intended for abusive familial relationships. This article is written for stepmoms who feel undermined simply…

Help! His Parents Don’t Include My Children

Help! His Parents Don’t Include My Children

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ByKate ChapmanDecember 9, 20174 min read

This article was originally published on This Life in Progress and has been reprinted here with the author’s permission. Dear…

20 Things I Wish I Could Tell my Mother-In-Law

20 Things I Wish I Could Tell my Mother-In-Law

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ByKristenJune 28, 20177 min read

I’m blessed to have a pretty awesome mother-in-law, so our disagreements are few and far between. Honestly, a lot of…

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