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“Stepmomming is what you do, not who you are.” – Kristen Skiles

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Black Friday Specials for Stepmoms

Black Friday Specials for Stepmoms

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ByKristenNovember 24, 20213 min read

I had a thoughtful blended family article prepared to publish this week, but I thought it might get lost in…

The Permission You Need this Holiday Season

The Permission You Need this Holiday Season

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ByKristenNovember 12, 20214 min read

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

Tips for Blending Families

Tips for Blending Families

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ByKristenOctober 29, 20216 min read

Blending families is certainly not as easy as it looked on The Brady Bunch. Carol and Mike sure made blending…

When Your Stepchild’s Other Home has Different Rules

When Your Stepchild’s Other Home has Different Rules

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ByKristenOctober 15, 20215 min read

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

Why I Think “Keep the Peace” is Shitty Advice

Why I Think “Keep the Peace” is Shitty Advice

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ByKristenSeptember 17, 20214 min read

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

How to Co-Parent With a Difficult Ex: 8 Tips

How to Co-Parent With a Difficult Ex: 8 Tips

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ByKristenSeptember 3, 20216 min read

Stepparenting is never an easy job, but I’m sure you’ll agree with me that this task is made that much…

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