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Reflection of 2017

December 29, 2017

As 2017 is coming to a close, I wanted to reflect back on my year.  So much has happened, and I have grown so much as a person.  2017 has not been an easy year by any stretch.  I’ve made friends, drifted away from friends, and even found out that one of my best friends […]

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Why I Started This Blog

December 27, 2017

I started this blog for a few reasons. I wanted to write for myself. I’m the type of person who has to think out loud.  This is kind of thinking out loud for me.  I’m writing down my thoughts, my feelings, my experiences.  I sometimes find myself admitting to things I haven’t admitted to myself […]

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Tips for the Step Mom

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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Being a Step Mom Has Changed my Life

November 27, 2017

It has changed my life in a lot of ways I didn’t expect. I’m in my early 20’s.  For the longest time, I have always said I hated kids, and I’m never going to have any.  When I was in the dating world I would immediately be uninterested if the guy had kids.  I never […]

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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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Adventures with Little Boy

Our First Overnight

November 11, 2017

The only time my boyfriend has ever spent overnights with his son was the few nights in the hospital after he was born.  For almost two years now, he has never spent a night with him. The court process has been incredibly long and stressful process.  We fought tooth and nail to finally get the […]

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