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.
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!
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.
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!
It’s time to virtually crown February’s Step-Mom of the Month! And the winner is….. TANA!! Tana should be wearing a cape at all times. Her mom/stepmom abilities are worthy of a superhero! Having been a young mother, Tana has already raised two sons into successful young men. She is now on round two in her … More February’s Step-Mom of the Month!