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Where Do You Draw the Line?

I’m not a great cook nor am I the best housekeeper but thankfully these are skills that I can learn or better still, delegate but I think I possess the more important attributes of generosity and kindness. 1,432 more words


One ends and another begins

The weekend was full of tears, hard conversations, and more tears.

My first reaction was eff you, I’m outta here. But in that scenario T and A would be hurt and I’d be left to pick up the pieces. 210 more words


Remembrance Day in Movember

This is about Doug. He was my step dad and I first met him when I was 8 yrs. old. It was not a good meeting. 725 more words

The Basics of Stepparent Adoption

There is not one single blueprint for a family. There are many different ways that the makeup of one family, can differ from the next. When two people enter into marriage with children already in the mix, there can be some question of how exactly a stepparent can legally adopt their spouse’s children. 371 more words

Family Law

What Drives You?

Sometimes I struggle with the parenting choices my husband makes as rather than make the tough decisions he will often take the soft approach – not because he’s lazy or disinterested in being the tough parent but because he’s driven by fear. 1,735 more words


Scary Mummy

Dear Sweetpea & Bubba,

Happy belated Halloween! Yes, Halloween has just passed and Sweetpea you were the most beautiful Queen Elsa, and Bubba, you were the scariest Killer Clown. 456 more words

Blended Family