December’s Stepmom of the Month is… Sam! Stepmomming is all about balance. There will be wins and fails. So when some of us get two wins in a row, we feel pretty good about ourselves and want to share he news! Samantha’s stepson, who is in the 1st grade, had an oral French presentation that … More December’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!
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!
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.
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.
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!