Mother’s Day. I’ve been pretty lucky with these three. But last year, my youngest stepson forgot completely… ouch. But many stepmoms are not very lucky and dread it. Some stepmoms see it as that awkward day barreling down on them like a freight train, weeks in advance. They bow their heads and shuffle their feet … More What Stepmoms Want on Mother’s Day.
How many times have you felt overwhelmed and repeated: “But I have to…. I have to do this, and I have to do that.” What if we changed “I have to”, to “I get to!“ Check out my video to see how these three words will transform your way of thinking. Check out my Instagram: @wickedstep_mom … More 3 Words that will change your day for the better! (2:44 minute video.)
If one more person tells me that self-care is all you need to feel better, I will scream. Also, I don’t flippin’ know why my video looks sideways before you start it, but it’s fine once you hit play! Feature photo credit: Sydney Sims
I’m not a biological mom. I am a full-time stepmom. Those of my friends who are biomoms tell me that I am having the same experiences that they have with their kids; the same feelings of being overwhelmed, familiar frustrations, chores, and obligations. I believe that’s true. Those who are biological moms do share many of … More The Difference Between Biological Moms and Stepmoms.
Mamas! The kids are home and you will need a break. Here are a few tips to keep you chilled out through all the festivities! Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays everyone! ~Maddie (Instagram: @wickedstep_mom) xo If you’re a fan of non-fiction/memoirs, you can check out my book and eBook here: Not a Fairy … More The Kids are on Holidays. Three Tips to keep Moms going! (One and half minute Video!)
Hi everyone, Here is a video I posted on Instagram (@wickedstep_mom) last Friday. (It looks sideways, but it plays straight!…. I’m not a tech genius folks!) I had planned to take a shower, put on a little make-up and post a video about something else entirely; but as I walked my dogs that morning, I … More The 10 year challenge! (1:31 minute video) I have a thought or two.