⭐️I see you ⭐️ I recognize you ⭐️ I’m here for you! ⭐️ I know there are a lot of parents out there that are struggling. I talked to a mama this morning who is really struggling right now with child custody and visitation issues. She’s going through bouts of slanderous aggression from her ex [...]
123RF "Put the blame on Mame. That sums up how many of the women with stepchildren I interviewed for my book, Stepmonster, felt about the stepmother role. They told me: "The kids are hostile and rejecting no matter what I do. I know it's not their fault. But it's as if I'm not supposed to have [...]
https://www.instagram.com/p/CCrepBhJp_A/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Today we talk about standards. Part of having standards is communicating those standards with those that you have relationships with, as well as those you coparent with. Initially it may feel like you're giving more information than what is needed. But we have to remember that people aren't aware of who we are, what [...]
It's no news that every blended family not only looks different, but functions different. Dynamics between one blended family and another can be great. Parenting isn't a one-size-fits-all, and what may work for your family in the beginning may not work out the entire time you are raising your children. Just like our children change [...]
We love our children, and we think that they know this. They should, we do everything for them! But never forget the power of verbal affirmations. We will never have this much time to pause, reflect, and make the changes we need to in our relationships, ever again... baring another pandemic and social movement. This [...]
"What some call gossiping, I call relating!" I used to say there's a fine line between gossiping and sharing your story, and now I think of the word "gossip" as a naughty word for something that's more along the lines of speaking your truth in an exchange where two or more people are finding relativity, [...]
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