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.
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.
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!