After having friends with the winter blues in previous years, and then experiencing it first hand myself, I can vouch that it's the real deal. I also know that there are things you can do, to buck up and plow through
As stepmoms, we have this nasty habit of overthinking things, and taking them WAY too personally!
Realistically everything probably won't stay exactly like this, but there is something refreshing about starting the new year off with a clean & organized slate.
One thing that step-parenting & "real"parenting have in common is that every family has a different dynamic & no parent REALLY knows what they're doing - we're all just figuring it out as we go!
No more skunky laundry, no more forgotten dry cleaning, no more being a slave to my phone!
When I look back on those early stepmoms days and think about the situations that caused me the most stress and anxiety, the hockey arena takes the cake!!
You Q'ed so I A'ed. Here are my answers to the questions you sent me about our Blended Family Christmas.
Let time do it's thing... and in the meantime, be there for your man! Those first few Christmas' can be tough!
This concept has eased my stepmom guilt and forever changed the way I view our family dynamic
Sometimes I say things that "stepmoms aren't supposed to say", stir the pot and make people think...