“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen
or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”
— Heller Keller

Celebrating National Stepfamily Day

Celebrating National Stepfamily Day

When Christy Tusing Borgeld decided to start National Stepfamily Day in 1997, I don’t think she realized the impact she would have on the people that became stepfamilies. She helped to bring us out of the shadows and to shine, to show that there are great people that become stepparents every single day.

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My Husband Won’t Listen To Me

My Husband Won’t Listen To Me

Men and women are different, especially in how they talk to each other and about issues that concern them. Listen to what Alison Armstrong shares about men and women interacting with each other.

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When Stepmoms Clean Up Messes They Didn’t Create

When Stepmoms Clean Up Messes They Didn’t Create

As stepmoms, we are sometimes left to clean up a mess created by others, a mess we didn’t ask for or create. We’re not always recognized or appreciated for the sacrifices we make – but in the end, know that we render a huge difference to those on the...

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Stepmom – Keep On Failing

Stepmom – Keep On Failing

Stepmom, are you feeling like a failure in your endeavor with your stepkids? In order to create healthy relationships, you just might need to fail more.

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EVERYTHING KEEPS CHANGING!!!

EVERYTHING KEEPS CHANGING!!!

From relationships in our families to the way our world is evolving. It just seems like everything is going crazy. Do you agree? There are times when I welcome having my life be simple and easy – no drama, no chaos.

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Are You On The Same Page?

Are You On The Same Page?

When we first fall in love with each other, it’s easy to imagine that everything will turn out the way we want it to be, because love conquers all. Unfortunately, that expectation can lead us to disappointment, frustration, and hopelessness.

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To Be Loved

To Be Loved

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo We all want to be loved for who we are, and that is true for stepmoms (and stepdads). It's hard to come into a ready-made...

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Oh No! Not Mother’s Day!

Oh No! Not Mother’s Day!

It's Mother's day and you're feeling miserable. You're not looking forward to this day because you're just afraid of being hurt, ignored, cast aside. Why is it so hard for stepmoms on this day? Well, as with many moms, we just want to be...

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