Fathers Rights

An Experiment

February 9, 2018

In one of my college courses, we are learning about legislation in my province.  There was a few articles I had to read based on some information of children and child support, fatherless homes, parental alienation and other similar topics.  I was happy with the content I was reading, as it supported some of my […]

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Tips for the Step Mom

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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Tips for the Step Mom

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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Feature Friday

Feature Friday – Missy Em’s Story

January 5, 2018

I’m downstairs in my office trying to get started on my contribution to this blog as I seethe over my stepdaughter’s selfish behaviour…but she’s 13, she’s just spent her first year living with her mother (yes, her FIRST) and she’s been the subject of a bitter, nasty family court case for five years during which […]

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Stuggles of a Step Mom

Things Are Just Not Fair.

January 3, 2018

  Here it goes.  My first negative post. Even though in my last post I went on about being positive.  And this whole post is about being positive.  It goes against everything I’ve been trying to do on this blog, but I just have to rant.  I know you fellow Step Mom’s will relate to […]

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Me

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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Me

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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