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What Does a Child Call the Step Parent?

Some separated parents face a difficult decision when one or other parent establishes a new and committed relationship: What to call the stepparent?

What a child calls a stepparent can set the stage for battles or deeply loving relationships. 791 more words

Half full vs half empty

I think this expression is never from my thoughts. I worry about my glass almost constantly trying to find that right balance. I want to enjoy the content of having a glass half full and learning to accept the half empty. 281 more words

Role Model

Make Today Meaningful.....choose love

Living life as a step mom has opened my eyes to a lot of things.

First, and foremost, if you don’t absolutely love your partner’s children then don’t marry him. 583 more words

Lessons I Have Learned as a Step-Parent #2: Co-Parenting and Extra-Curricular Activities

I think that most parents want their kids to be involved in sports, or the arts, or some kind of lessons. They want their kids to find something they enjoy doing, be a part of something, make friends, learn new things, you name it. 1,408 more words

Step Parent

I never understood why you disliked me

Why you yelled and screamed until you left me crying

In your house, I fought to not die… 332 more words



In life there are lessons

In tragedy there are blessings

In his leaving, gave room for my arrival

We struggle through the questions

How much of the truth do you deserve? 164 more words


Food Fights

Food is one of those essentail, non negotiables in life.

We need it to survive. It’s a no brainer. But it can be really hard work with children. 1,339 more words