Here is the latest Q+A where I answer your questions on starting your own stepmom blog, meal planning during your time with the kids, how to support your stepkids with transition day and what to do if your stepkids won't come to you when they are upset!Read More
Over the past few months I've been contemplating the future of this blog. Since I have made the commitment to be completely transparent with all of you, today I thought I'd give you a little update on the direction I am going to take. Because well... this blog is as much for you as it is for me.Read More
I've made it no secret that every now and then, I am blown away by some of the things that come out of people’s mouths! The things that people have said about my role as a stay-at-home-mom/stepmom, working-at-home-mom… however you want to categorize me on any particular day, is no exception.Read More
You're probably getting sick of me saying that when you're relationship is at it's best, you're better parents, step-parents and just all around happier people... But it is the TRUTH ...As bust parents we should be take ANY opportunity we can to model a loving relationships! (This is especially true when there is a second marriage involved, because well, as we know the children's perception of a "happily ever after" is mostly likely a little tainted!)Read More
Over the past few weeks I've received a boatload of questions from you! So I thought I'd switch things up a bit and do a little Q+A! I'm covering everything from from what my husband REALLY thinks about my blog, to what I think about stepkids calling their stepmoms Mom, to how to deal with high conflict ex-wives to whether we are planning on having another baby!Read More
It's no secret that two of my favourite things are enjoying a glass of pinot grigo and connecting with fellow stepmoms! Well, incase you haven't heard on February 8th at 8:00pm EST I plan on doing JUST THAT!Read More
I write this blog because I want to be real, and talk about the things that most people won't.
I've made a commitment to myself, and to you, to be be real, authentic and straight up. I"m not one to pretend like I have it together all of the time. In fact, I don't care who you are, I don't think everyone can be on their A game 24/7. I think we're all susceptible to funks here and there.
Family and friends often make comments about how we are "always on the go". It's true. We are.
We LOVE to jet-set off for a weekend, go up to cottage country, get away from the hustle bustle of everyday life, get some fresh air and just unwind. To say we are a pretty active family is an understatement. My husband and I have a "work hard/play hard" mentality and all about experiences and making memories!
You may be a but confused. You may be asking "didn't YOU create the program?" Yes, yes I did. But I didn't just wake up one day, read some books, take a course and pull this content out of my ass. I lived it.Read More
Last week my hairdresser and I had a brief conversation about motherhood, and the notion of having it all together.We both agreed, somedays we feel like we've totally rocked this whole motherhood gig and other days, well, not so much.Read More