The Other Woman

Okay, I know you are probably wondering who is the other woman.  Who can she be referring too? The other woman in your marriage is your husband’s ex-wife. Early on in my marriage there were a lot of times where I felt like he is still married to his ex-wife.  Because whenever she called toContinue reading “The Other Woman”

Outsider Looking In

Have you ever felt like you’re an outsider in your own home? In the past, I have felt this way many times on the kid weekends. There were nights where I felt like I didn’t belong, felt like I didn’t exist even with my own kids in the mix with my stepchildren and husband.  ItContinue reading “Outsider Looking In”

The Smart Stepmom

There are very few books out there right now for blended families or that relates to being a stepmother, however, there is a really great book out there that I highly recommend for all Step Mothers, it is called, “The Smart Stepmom” by Ron L. Deal and Laura Petherbridge.  The book is wonderful for allContinue reading “The Smart Stepmom”

Dating your Husband

If you haven’t already, been doing this… you need to make your marriage your main Priority. Each of you needs to put each other first before the children and stepchildren. It’s important to get out at least once a week and have a date night with one another. In order to build a strong solidContinue reading “Dating your Husband”

PAS

I bet you’re wondering what does PAS mean?  It stands for Parent Alienation Syndrome.  It occurs when one parent brainwashes the child or children with the combination of the child’s own bad-mouthing the other parent. Unfortunately, there isn’t a whole lot we can do to fight against it legally. There are ways to find outContinue reading “PAS”

The Fun Box

Have you ever wondered, what should we do with the kids this weekend? We often struggled with this every kid weekend. At first we did movie night on Friday nights with popcorn, but then that got boring after awhile.  Then we did family game night on Saturday nights, which was fun, but that to gotContinue reading “The Fun Box”

Top 14 Mistakes a Stepmom can make

1. You don’t make your marriage a priority It is very important that you go on dates as a couple at least once a week. It also shows all of the children that you value each other too.  Your spouse should always come first before all of the step or biological children.  After all theContinue reading “Top 14 Mistakes a Stepmom can make”

Sweet Sixteen Birthday

The special cake we ordered for her special day About eight months before my stepdaughter’s sweet 16th birthday.  I decided I wanted to do something very special for it.  I first asked my husband if it was ok, to throw a big party for her even though we were already in the process of havingContinue reading “Sweet Sixteen Birthday”