August’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!

What Happens to Family Traditions When You’re a Step-Mom?

After picking up all the ingredients at the grocery store, I spent two hours making the meal. Chicken Paprikash; a Hungarian stew I grew up savouring as a special dinner. It was the first time I made my mother’s old family recipe for my husband and three stepchildren. We sat around the table and I … More What Happens to Family Traditions When You’re a Step-Mom?