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Rose of Sharon

I’ll be the first to admit I’ve attempted writing this for over a week now. I’ve worded it several times in my head and just haven’t been able to actually type the words… but today I’m gonna try. 593 more words

The Cold Hard Truth About Being a Step Parent with an Ex Who Hates You.

When my husband and I first started dating I must admit I didn’t know what to expect when dating a guy with kids. He was too good to just pass up on so I figured, why not? 735 more words


“Only” a stepmom

I’m “only” a stepmom, so maybe I’ll never understand.

It’s been a year since my journey began. In the beginning, my stepchildren and their father moved in with me. 976 more words


Everything I Never Wanted

originally posted june 19th, 2017 – redirected

What a phrase, I myself as someone who struggled with gender identity and my sexual orientation for years have not once ever thought of marriage besides jokes about angry ex-wive’s/ex-husband’s. 321 more words

Blended Family

An Intimate Journey that Prepared me to the Step-Mom.

I received this step-mom title officially this week; in fact, about 2 days ago to be exact. This blessed me with the official “step-mom” title.  Despite the fact we’ve lived together for the past 2 years and I already felt like I was the step-mom, it’s official.  1,800 more words

Blended Family

Cheese in exchange for love

As we’ve all come to understand, I’m learning this step-mom thing in the fashion of “baptism by fire.” I try things (I try lots of things). 338 more words


Childhood Dreams Can Come True!

When I was a little girl all I ever wanted to be when I grew-up was a wife and a mom. Somewhere in my early 20’s I moved from this 1950’s dream of being a stay at home wife with 2.5 kids to someone that suddenly cared about a career and education. 488 more words