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Why You Shouldn’t Plan Your Life Around a Custody Schedule

Why You Shouldn’t Plan Your Life Around a Custody Schedule

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ByKristenJan 10, 20235 min read

I used to let the custody schedule dictate our lives. I would decline invitations to adult get-togethers that fell on…

House Rules for Stepfamilies: Everything You Need to Know

House Rules for Stepfamilies: Everything You Need to Know

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ByKristenSep 30, 20228 min read

House rules for stepfamilies… Not the sexiest topic I’ve ever written about, but perhaps one of the most important. When…

Teaching Kids to Recognize Toxic Behavior

Teaching Kids to Recognize Toxic Behavior

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ByKristenSep 2, 20225 min read

Even the healthiest homes can leave children vulnerable to toxic behavior. It’s terrifying to think about, right? That no matter…

Children’s Books About Divorce & Stepfamilies

Children’s Books About Divorce & Stepfamilies

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ByKristenJun 10, 20226 min read

One of the very best ways to help children understand the massive change in their lives as a result of…

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…

Tips for Blending Families

Tips for Blending Families

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ByKristenOct 29, 20216 min read

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

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