Tips for the Step Mom

The House Model.

May 14, 2018

As you may have read in some of my older posts, I struggled a lot with jealousy.  I also talked a lot about how I dealt with my jealousy.  I’d like to say that I am over the whole jealousy aspect, but that wouldn’t be the truth.  However, it is not the same as it […]

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Surviving Mothers Day as a Childless Step Mom.

May 9, 2018

The little ones are hard at work in school, creating beautiful Mother’s Day crafts.  Tracing their little hands over coloured construction paper, cutting them out to make pretty flowers out of them.  Making beautiful cards expressing love and appreciation. Your fridge will be empty.  You won’t have a beautiful masterpiece to display.  You’re only a […]

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How to be The Best Step Mom

January 23, 2018

Alright ladies.  This might grind some gears, as I think my opinions might differ from others.  However, I have adopted some of these opinions whilst learning about the family dynamics in one of my college courses. You’re not their Mom. Hard to hear, I know.  First and foremost, you did not carry them in your […]

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How To Regain Control

January 10, 2018

Truth is… …you never really can have full control.  You cannot control the actions or words of others.  As awesome as it would be to just get people to do what you want, you just can’t.  You can, however, control yourself. Always be kind. The classic statement every mother told their kids, “kill ‘em with […]

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The Christmas Holidays

December 24, 2017

As Christmas is creeping up, I feel like I have to make a blog post.  For a while now, I have been at a loss about what to write.  And frankly, I have been really busy with this college semester coming to and end. When you have a step family, holidays are often split up […]

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Self Care

December 18, 2017

Self care is more than just treating yourself to a mani pedi every once in a while.  Sometimes, it’s forcing yourself to do things that you don’t necessarily want to do, but have to in order to keep yourself healthy.  Self care is building a healthy life for yourself. Take care of yourself physically. Eat well, […]

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Think Positive

November 23, 2017

“You can choose love or hate, I choose love” – Johnny Cash. It’s so easy to focus on all the bad aspects of being a Step Parent.  Baby Momma drama, step kids being disrespectful, court dates, lack of support and understanding from family and friends, stressed out significant other. There’s an endless list of shit […]

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How I Dealt with Jealousy

November 20, 2017

Jealousy… It’s something I am constantly working on.  If you had ready last weeks post on “How I Struggled With Jealousy”, you might have caught on that I am not your most secure of gals out there.  And that’s okay, because I’m working on it. I am my own unique person. I try my hardest […]

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