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During The Call

I don’t remember all of the details of the phone call during which my SD (step-daughter) shared with me that she is now engaged, but I remember one part: 456 more words


Open Communication - The good, the bad, and the "I need a tub of ice cream"

It’s no secret in our family that I’m a huge believer in talking things out. I’m constantly stressing to the nuggets about the importance of honouring our own emotions and hearing/understanding another person’s feelings. 263 more words

The Custody Shuffle

If, like us, you have Shared Custody of the children then you are probably already too aware of what I like (hate) to call, ‘The Custody Shuffle’. 1,585 more words

Blended Family

The Blame Game

I am the outsider.  I’m the new person.  I’m the intruder.  I’m the one who turned the world upside and made everything shit.

Or so some would lead you to believe… 928 more words

Blended Family

I knew...

Firstly, I’ll preface this open letter to my Step-Children with my hands up.  I was moved when I read a letter from a Foster Mother to her Foster Son and took the idea to mould the words for my own purposes… I guess I felt good at the time knowing that I wasn’t alone in feeling the way I did.  593 more words

Blended Family

School Holidays and Working Full-Time Does. Not. Mix.

So, L & I have fought pretty hard to be involved in the childrens’ lives.  As a result, we have the children for around one third of the year.  967 more words

Blended Family

Hello world!

Thanks for stopping by!

This will be my new blog based on the wonderful – at times trying – world of blended families, written by little old me, a Step-Mother.  1,104 more words

Blended Family