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The New Me!

The New Year that has come and gone, I have decided that it is time to focus on myself. Everyone knows that being a parent is hard, but being a step parent is so much harder. 556 more words

Bonus Mom


So I’m reading some of my old blog posts, and cringing inwardly. Wow. I was unhappy, angry, misguided, overwhelmed, immature, self-centered, whiny at times, lacking in insight, and yes, I think my boyfriend was correct to say that I was indeed a *little more than a skosh* arrogant. 544 more words


But Will He Really Be OK?

“The worst hurts your child experiences are the ones you can’t fix.” A sage piece of advice from a fellow parent with plenty of wisdom. 507 more words


Helicopter parents

It’s easy to knock so-called helicopter parents – the ever-present, ever-serving, ever advocating parents who are perpetually running interference with schools and coaches, often in ways that can be stifling, even damaging the very children around whom they hover. 188 more words


Love is NOT Getting Everything You Want

So here is the rest of my story. Alone, and adjusting to a divorce, I knew a small group was what I needed. Somewhere to feel safe and loved. 983 more words

The moment hell froze over

Do you feel it, the unexplained chill in the air. Yes, it’s still winter, since the ground-hog saw his shadow and we are looking at six more weeks of winter, but the chill I’m talking about is not weather related, my friends, hell has frozen over! 730 more words