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2 steps forward, one step back

A few months ago I wrote about progress with Lionel and Madeline’s mum. She accepted my help to pick up the kids from school and mind them whilst both her and their Dad had to work. 286 more words

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You're not my mum

Four little words that I knew would be directed at me one day. It finally happened. A moment of frustration on everyones part. Everyone tired and at the end of their tether. 100 more words

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First Impressions…

They say first impressions are everything, well, that isn’t always true. The first time I met my husbands kids was great, we went to a fair and did something fun and stress free. 421 more words

Two weeks into the Mommy/Stepmom adventure!

Sorry for the delay in writing this one. I’ve been enjoying my new little one and his big sisters! ¬†My son was born on July 9th, his sisters got to come see him when he was only a few hours old! 601 more words


Birthday love: 2 on the 25th

I love this week in July.

I love it because two of the most remarkable women in my life are celebrating their birthdays this Friday. 401 more words


Going to a Conference

I am leaving tomorrow for a work related conference. I’ll be gone until Wednesday afternoon. Sylvia will be home with both boys. Jack will be helping Sylvia with Ethan, but he is 14 and so he doesn’t need too much. 122 more words


Sometimes being a step parent isn't easy

I was thinking about my first marriage the other day. I remembered at one time telling my then-husband, “I could never marry someone who was divorced. 707 more words