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.
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.
November’s Stepmom of the Month is…. Elaina! To start off with a “Keepin’ it real” question: Anyone else out there dealing with a HCBM? (AKA: High Conflict Birth Mother?) When I received Elaina’s entry, I almost couldn’t believe what she was telling me! Her stories as a stepmom read like some soft of crazy movie! … More November’s Stepmom of the Month!
October’s Stepmom of the Month is… Anita! Like all of the Stepmom’s of the Month that came before Anita, it began with a man and falling in love. After six month of dating, Anita finally met Jude’s son and thought he was a great kid. But like many of us, she didn’t want to force … More October’s Stepmom of the Month!
September’s Step-Mom of the Month is…. Emma! I really like Emma. She writes an open and honest stepmom blog that is spot on! I find myself nodding, laughing, and shaking my head as I, too, have gone through similar challenges that she discusses. Check it out here—-> This Wonderful Life “It would have been easy to … More September’s Step-Mom of the Month!
August’s Step-Mom of the Month is… Alexandra! Alexandra’s message to me was honest and raw: “I think waking up every day; and deciding to stand for wholeness, goodness, and love, instead of submitting to the darkness, the hatred, the stress and never ending worry, is my greatest accomplishment.” What stepparent can’t relate to that statement? … More August’s Step-Mom of the Month!