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Every stepparent faces a different reality in his/her blended family with boundaries or responsibility. Stepparents have a lot of the responsibility but none of the authority in some blended families. 297 more words

Step Parent

On Being The Ex-Parent - February 25, 2015

Fuck you, Disney. Yes, that’s right. You and your step-mother bashing movies have made vilifying step-moms an everyday socially acceptable norm. While there are definitely some wicked stepmother types out there…we’ve all witnessed them….let’s give recognition to the fact that some of us have been in the trenches for years, parenting the best we can. 1,598 more words


There's No Me Without All Of You

Ever since I was little, I’ve wanted what the majority of little girls want. I wanted to find my prince charming so that we could build a beautiful, picture perfect family. 625 more words


Pictures: Mine, yours, theirs, & ours

Being in a blended family brings many complications. Well, today, I would like to talk about the picture issue. You take a picture of your stepkids and upload it to facebook, next thing you know, you are getting rude nasty text messages from the baby momma. 822 more words

I didn't need Disney, I had my own Wicked Step-Monster

We didn’t need Disney, my mother’s step-monster, Connie, was the real thing.  There were no pictures of our side of the family to be hung in my PeePaw’s House, when we were there we were not treated sorely but we also were not treated as if we were welcome. 782 more words


Step-parenting ... the dream vs. reality

He had me in a death choke hold with his arm tightly around my neck across my Adams apple. He was pulling with every ounce of strength he had. 1,013 more words

Choke Hold