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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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ByKristenApril 26, 20215 min read

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

The Stepmom’s Guide to Holiday Gifts

The Stepmom’s Guide to Holiday Gifts

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ByKristenNovember 13, 20209 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…

So you don’t have your stepkids December 25th…

So you don’t have your stepkids December 25th…

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ByKristenNovember 6, 20206 min read

Blended family holidays amplify the already-complicated dynamics stepmoms navigate everyday. You’re thrilled to have the kids in your home on…

Halloween Treats: All You Can Eat!

Halloween Treats: All You Can Eat!

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ByKristenOctober 30, 20203 min read

If you think there’s a better way to celebrate October 31st than by eating a bunch of Halloween treats, I…

Why we Hosted a Joint Birthday Party at a Hotel (Feat. Gaylord Texan)

Why we Hosted a Joint Birthday Party at a Hotel (Feat. Gaylord Texan)

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ByKristenAugust 24, 20206 min read

Can I be honest and share that every year when Krista’s birthday rolls around, I get a little nervous? Should…

7 Tips for Getting Your Stepkids Involved in Your Baby Shower

7 Tips for Getting Your Stepkids Involved in Your Baby Shower

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BySilvia BorgesFebruary 14, 20206 min read

When you have stepchildren, adding a new member to the family can be met with mixed emotions. Depending on their…

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