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Step by step, day by day.  Kids, sports, school, work, cleaning, car repairs, TAXES (STUPID IRS LOL), marriage and the rest of life.  Last night I slept on the couch I was so angry with my husband.   639 more words

Book Recommendation - Stepmother Love

Very rarely do I find a book I can not put down, that I read cover to cover within 48 hours.

But this book had me do just that! 380 more words


Mommy Stress (Why can't I relax?)

There we were. It was a Friday evening. A beautiful bright Friday, somewhat rare in the bipolar month of March. In two days, my baby would be four weeks old and we were taking her with us out to dinner for the first time at one of those conveyor belt sushi places.  1,049 more words


Two Grumpy Children

So, for any of you reading along my blog, you are wondering, who is the second child?

After getting L back from her grandmothers yesterday afternoon I was absolutely floored at how crazy grumpy she was. 282 more words


Stepmom Blues

Parenting on alternate weekends is not easy.  Step-parenting on those weekends is even less easy.

We’ve all been there, with kids who are trying to adjust to 2 houses, 2 sets of rules.   486 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

I See You and I Hear You

I am waiting for my husband to get home from his week-long work trip.  It should only be a few more hours but the last few always take the longest and so!  857 more words


Growing Up with Five Brothers

Growing up with five younger brothers was fun but sometimes I wished they were girls. Don’t get me wrong! I loved my brothers but my mom, sister and I were always out-numbered. 331 more words