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Coping with a Narcissist

Coping with a Narcissist

. Whether or not you are actually living with a narcissist you need to develop some coping strategies to keep you from melting down when you have to deal with them. .   One: Narcissists Don’t Choose Losers   When you have been in a relationship with a narcissist for any length of time you […]

25th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Global Fair Divorce Day – 25 June

Global Fair Divorce Day – 25 June

POST A PHOTO of your left hand wearing something blue to the page, in support of this initiative. See other photos below. Please sign up via the pop-up menu, to receive instructions for posting your photo and also to be notified of the next Global Fair Divorce Day on 25 June 2018. The first Global Fair Divorce […]

29th April 2017 | By | Reply More
8 Co-Parenting Tips for Bio Moms & Step Moms

8 Co-Parenting Tips for Bio Moms & Step Moms

Although this article addresses mothers, you will find that it applies to all parents. Moms, share this wisdom with the dads in your families! I realise that not every step-parenting situation is the same. Some biological moms have passed away, some are absent. While these situations may be your situation, this post is targeted to reflect […]

17th June 2016 | By More
Inspiring Mom and Stepmom Friendships

Inspiring Mom and Stepmom Friendships

For many, the word “stepmom” conjures up some ugly connotations: the wicked stepmother from “Cinderella” perhaps, or someone who presses their stepkids to use words like “bonus mom” while crossing every parenting boundary in the book.   As pervasive as those images may be, it couldn’t be farther from the truth for many blended families. […]

19th May 2016 | By More
The Effective Stepfather: A Check-List to Live by

The Effective Stepfather: A Check-List to Live by

Anyone who has been a father and then a stepfather knows that they aren’t the same.  While many aspects of these two roles are similar, it is the unique ones that lead to disillusionment. Franklin put it this way: “I’ve been to every Promise Keepers conference and I’ve studied fathering with my men’s group many […]

4th December 2015 | By More
6 Things Remarried Dads Owe Their Stepmom Wives

6 Things Remarried Dads Owe Their Stepmom Wives

When Hollywood superstar Sandra Bullock married TV celebrity Jesse James, she took on the most challenging part of her life – not just his wife, but stepmother to his five-year-old daughter Sunny. Fresh from playing a reluctant romantic partner in The Proposal, Bullock jumped into her reality role with complete commitment, slowing her career, facing down […]

12th July 2015 | By More
5 Things That Every Stepmom Needs

5 Things That Every Stepmom Needs

I’ve learned a few things throughout my stepmom career. Perhaps the most important were how best to take care of myself while working, running a household and managing a family. I’ve compiled my best self-care strategies for all those stepmoms who need the Cliff’s Notes version.    1. Girlfriends Ladies, I hate to break it to […]

16th June 2015 | By More
Letter to my Husband’s Ex-Wife

Letter to my Husband’s Ex-Wife

Dear Ex-Wife, I love my husband dearly and I am trying my best to understand your situation. Yes, I know you have a history and precious children. I have no desire to erase you or take your place as their mother. Be assured that I realise I’ve only heard one side of the story, therefore, I do […]

21st April 2015 | By More