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My Parent's Fairytale

After my parents divorced,

my father would tell me in his empty apartment

that sometimes, people do have a happily ever after.

He told me that sometimes, 188 more words


I Was Just Thinking

i was just thinking how great it is when kids can test boundaries in a healthy way and in a safe environment. You just know your kids are learning so much when that are constantly testing and trying you every moment of the day. 73 more words

Perfectly Pappa.

I feel aggrieved.  I feel let down.  My grandsons have treated me poorly.

My love for them knows no bounds and I adore every little thing they say and do.  368 more words

Of Step-Dad the First

Down the worn carpet
baby blue, but beloved to the door
I was so familiar with touching
My feet, small then
led me to the bed… 107 more words


Of Step-Father the Second

She told me to call him
because my real Daddy
had abandoned me
long ago.
And she said this
with her new husband
in the room. 236 more words



When a blowup happens –
Treated like a manservant by those girls,
Not always but enough.
They know you’ll jump whenever they ask.
You don’t become impatient often, 284 more words

Mental Health

How to be a successful step-mom! (podcast)

On this talk show:  Guidance for step-mothers and secrets to building a successful blended family (Kathi Lipp)


To download podcast, right click HERE and choose “save link” (on smart phones, press and hold on “here” link)