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Re-post - The Key to Co-Parenting... And How I Manage.

My word for the last two and a half years: “UGH”. With the sound of an extremely exaggerated sigh.

Raising my daughter as a single mom, and now in a “blended” family, has never been easy. 948 more words


A tribute to five fathers who have shaped my journey

By Heather Walton

Dictionary.com defines “father” in the following way:

Father noun

1. a male parent.

2. a father-in-law, stepfather, or adoptive father.

3. any male ancestor, especially the founder of a family or line; progenitor. 668 more words


What Makes a Family?

Father’s Day is upon us. Like most people, these parent-honoring holidays always provoke reminiscence, accompanied by smiles, laughter and sometimes tears. Having lost both of my parents, it has become a bittersweet time for me, as I’m sure it is for many others.   988 more words


Diary entry 1 

I’m sharing with you what I feel. My thoughts of what I’m thinking how I feel how I felt. What it is like to live my life. 255 more words


Summer not so fun.....

We have made the move and are pretty settled in yet the stress has only intensified.
As much as I fight with the old man about the boy child being here, because he should be, it only brings stress. 114 more words


Welcome to the life of a Fired Step Mom...

Hello World….

Welcome to the blog of a Fired Step Mom.  I was a Step Mom to multiple children of my husbands for over a decade…until I found myself fired from the job.  36 more words

Blended Family

To The Other Woman They Love.

Yeah, yeah. It’s totally cliché, but I’m going here anyway. This “open letter” to the other maternal influence on the lives of my kids was spurred by our first face-to-face meeting in over two years which occurred earlier this week. 837 more words