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Parenting Fails - 50 Shades of Grey

We found out last night that Sebastian’s ex-wife watched “50 Shades of Grey” with his fifteen year old son and ten year old daughter. Yes, the rated R, sexually explicit, BDSM film. 11 more words

How to Cope with a Difficult Ex-Spouse

I’m addressing a question today I received from a reader. How do you cope as a stepmom when you’re dealing with a biological mom who is belittling to you and doesn’t want you in her children’s lives? 501 more words

Are you really teaching responsibility to your children?

Being a parent is amazing and tough.  There is no lesson, no license, no certification.  There is no job description.  What I have learned is that the most important outcome of this amazing and tough job is to raise independent, confident, loving individuals so that as adults they can add value to the world.   682 more words


Parenting for Step Parents...

I am a mother of two girls, aged 14 and 12 and a son aged 16.  My son stays with his father and my daughters stay with myself and my husband, their step father.   335 more words


Ask Angela - Advice

I received the following question.

Dear Angela,

My new husband’s wife asked us to buy his three children new school shoes (not PE shoes).  We did that and also purchased clothes for the kids and a few other items.   109 more words

Are Step-families the Step-children of the Church?

I never planned on having a step-family. But I do. And boy do I love it. But it isn’t always easy.

In fact, I knew that it would not be easy long before I ever married the first time at the age of 21, because growing up I had been a stepchild. 170 more words


How to Make Sense of This Blog: Because I'm Complex!

I started this blog in January 2015 while I was on bed rest and very pregnant with my sun (spelling intentional) Awesome Amari…my rainbow baby! 691 more words