As you may have noticed, this blog came to a screeching halt over the last several months. When writers post after a dry spell, they often feel compelled to offer a host of reasons why that no one really cares about. You're reading this blog for your benefit, not mine.
So here's my offering to you:
There's a very … [Read More...]
Do you feel undervalued? Do you long for love and acceptance? If so, join Jenna on Wednesday, October 24th as she has the honor of speaking with best-selling author, Margaret Paul, to discuss why so many women still struggle to find love and acceptance in their stepfamilies.
During the free … [Read More...]
I'm going to take a guess here: nothing in your situation is what you expected. Is it?
We've all heard that expectations lead to disappointment, because inevitably, things turn out differently. But we had no idea just how off our expectations could be, did we?
Stepmoms thought that mom would be thankful to have a … [Read More...]
I've had these three videos of Carol (my kids' stepmom and co-author of No One's the Bitch) and I hanging around in a tech vault somewhere and completely forgot about them!They're Part 2 of the following topics:
The most common problems between divorced moms and stepmoms
What to do if "the other woman" doesn't … [Read More...]
There seems to be an epidemic of stepmoms divorcing. I don’t know the details of every situation, but it’s a pretty good guess that their husbands did not step up and support them.
Experts agree that the marriage needs to be the primary relationship. If your husband doesn't realize this, you have a high … [Read More...]
We’re all women.
We all struggle.
We’ve all had thoughts and feeling we wish we didn’t.
We're all in situations we wish we could change.
We’re similar in so many ways, yet we continue to be separate.
Mom has to struggle knowing her children are part of another family, one that doesn’t include … [Read More...]
Do you think you’re able to change someone? I’m guessing intellectually you know you can’t. After all, how many times have you heard “The only person you can control is yourself”?
Yet you continue to think:
"Maybe if I'm nicer to her…"
“Maybe if I appease her…”
“Maybe if I ignore … [Read More...]