Have you ever wanted something so bad that you tried to force it to happen? My husband and I planted a cherry tree in our backyard five years ago. In those five years we have plucked off a bounty of four cherries. Four. fucking. cherries. For five years I’ve watched it grow, meticulously pruning back … More What My Cherry Tree Taught Me About Parenting.
June’s Step-Mom of the Month is… Jacklyn! “I will NEVER date someone with kids”. That’s what Jacklyn used to say. That is, until this single young woman (who lived with her cat) fell for a man with two young girls. Step-moms are made in all different ways, and from what I’ve seen, it usually begins … More June’s Step-Mom of the Month!
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.
May’s Step-Mom of the Month winner is… Kayla! What makes Kayla an awesome step-mom? Well let me start with the fact that her Instagram is flooded with pictures of her family showing us snapshots of their active life! I can see where this woman’s values lie! ❤ Kayla shared a bit about her step-parenting journey: … More May’s Step-Mom of the Month!
Have you ever gone out with your partner for a romantic date night only to stare blankly at one another under a dimly lit bulb and a nice meal? You struggle for something new and interesting to talk about. Worst case scenario, you are both sitting there with your heads down staring at your phones. Or, … More Marry Someone Interesting.
April’s Step-Mom of the Month is…. ABBY! I’ve never met Abby in person, but I feel like I have a good read on her values from her Instagram and blog: Family, faith, fitness, and fun! I decided immediately… I like this woman! When Abby messaged me to enter the Step-Mom of the Month contest, I … More April’s Step-Mom of the Month!