I love to laugh. Laughing is my favorite. And I’ve been told on more than one occasion that my laugh is quite recognizable for it’s volume and intensity ? So the day my husband said, “It’s good to hear that laugh again”, it
Boundaries with the stepkids is part 4 of a series of articles by Erin Careless on the Stepmom’s Guide to Peace. Click here for Boundaries with the Stepfamily, Boundaries with the Man and Boundaries with ex-wife A lot of stepmoms go overboard trying to “win the
Boundaries with the ex-wife is part 3 of a series of articles by Erin Careless on the Stepmom’s Guide to Peace. Click here for Boundaries with the Stepfamily and Boundaries with the Man. This is a tricky one. Experiences with the
Boundaries with the man is part 2 of a series of articles by Erin Careless on The Stepmom’s Guide to Peace. Click here for Boundaries with the Stepfamily which is Part 1. I know what you’re thinking. People in love shouldn’t have boundaries!
When you arrive at work, do you greet your boss with a kiss on the lips? Do you invite the grocery store clerk to family dinner at your house? Do you complain about period pain to the FedEx guy delivering your Downton
For me, Christmas has been a bit of a balancing act for many years. Children of divorce can appreciate the “okay, so I’ll spend Christmas Eve at Mom’s and on Christmas Day I’ll go to Dad’s, and then at noon on Boxing
A few weeks ago I attended a silent auction fundraiser with two lovely ladies who also happen to be stepmoms (yes, we ARE everywhere). Conversation moved easily from work to travel to husbands to how much we spend on our hair. Toward
Sometimes, as stepmoms, we can get lost in the day-to-day… schedules, pick-ups, drop-offs, what’s for dinner, money, bonding with the stepkids, making date night with the hubby, the “who-is-going-to-be-where-and-when”. And when we get lost, it helps to have a few simple tips