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Here’s How to Help your Stepkid with Homework!

Here’s How to Help your Stepkid with Homework!

Help your Stepkid with Homework! Being an active part of your stepkids life and someone they can rely on is essential to being a good stepmom. There are, of course, certain situations where boundaries are necessary and beneficial for the parent and child relationships in your blended family. One topic that we see often is: helping your stepkid with their…

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The Stepmom Coach: When Adult Stepchildren Are Still Living With You

The Stepmom Coach: When Adult Stepchildren Are Still Living With You

When Adult Stepchildren Are Still Living With You As our stepchildren get older, many stepmoms envision transitioning to their next phase of life with their partner: quality time as a couple, freedom to come and go as they see fit, no more stepkid and/or ex-drama. Unfortunately, with the growing number of adult stepchildren continuing to live with their parents, the…

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Monthly Roundup With Sarah: Co-Parenting Lessons

Monthly Roundup With Sarah: Co-Parenting Lessons

It’s No Use Crying Over Spilt Milk The beginning of anything can be rather exciting, as well as daunting depending on what is starting. Beginnings can be also terrifying, which might also be a word to describe the life of a blended family. However, things don’t have to be terrifying if you are able to navigate with some help along…

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Attending Your Stepkid’s School Events?

Attending Your Stepkid’s School Events?

In an ideal world, if a child has more than two parents then they would receive double the love and support. Imagine that child has supportive parents and stepparents, and everyone gets along and respects one another. In this ideal world, all adults involved would be part of that child’s life full time. Sounds pretty great right? In my experience,…

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Advice From an Adult Stepkid

Advice From an Adult Stepkid

Advice from an Adult Stepkid   Whether you are joining a family with young stepchildren or adult stepchildren, there will be challenges. Both situations are extremely unique, on one hand, if your stepchild is young they may be more open to accepting you since they may not fully understand and have the same emotions as an older stepchild.  On the…

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New Year’s Resolutions I Wish My Stepmom Had

New Year’s Resolutions I Wish My Stepmom Had

New Year’s Resolutions I Wish My Stepmom Had At the end of one year and into the beginning of the next, so many of us make New Year’s resolutions. These goals are normally self-improvement based, like eating healthy, exercising and getting organized. We have a proposal, how about this year we make our resolutions just a little bit more meaningful in…

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