A small shift.

I had a small epiphany a moment ago. I have been throwing a ball to my dog, DayDay, for months now and I thought, “This dog is SO BAD at catching the ball!” I’m comparing her to my other dog of course, because I am a jerk and comparing your dogs or kids to each … More A small shift.

What Happens to Family Traditions When You’re a Step-Mom?

After picking up all the ingredients at the grocery store, I spent two hours making the meal. Chicken Paprikash; a Hungarian stew I grew up savouring as a special dinner. It was the first time I made my mother’s old family recipe for my husband and three stepchildren. We sat around the table and I … More What Happens to Family Traditions When You’re a Step-Mom?