Many times I find myself in a position where understanding my stepdaughter’s reactions is simply impossible. Even with two psychology master degrees under my belt… trying to reason with the way she acts comes rather difficult to me. I obviously understand that when it comes to my personal life, there is no degree that can … More Above.
Sometimes it’s so hard to keep a clear mind and have perspective when things seem so chaotic around us. Many times we find ourselves in the middle of situations that are out of our control… specially when it comes to biomom and the way she decides to handle the kids. Have you ever felt trapped … More Take Ownership
My stepkids have a very sarcastic type of humor. My husband and I are the same way, (although I can’t express it because it becomes too aggressive and that leads to other arguments and issues for another post…) so we can appreciate some quick and smart comedy relief from time to time. My stepson, who … More Put The Phone Down
This is not a post to say that stepmoms are superheroes, or that we have a special ability that no “regular” mom has… but it is a post to talk about how it takes a special person to be a stepmother. I truly believe that not everyone can “naturally” be a good step-parent… actually I … More Send Me
I have been absent….I haven’t been here in a while. Not only in this particular website, but also in my life. See, a couple of months ago my husband and I started the process of trying to conceive. Due to his vasectomy we had no other option than to do it through in vitro fertilization. … More God of Miracles
Sometimes I remember things that I’ve said to my husband when we were dating and I really want to go back to those times and kick myself. I can’t really get mad at my old me because I really didn’t know better, but if someone now even dares to tell me the things I told … More Ask.
“You are not the mother” Can you even count how many times you heard that phrase? So much revolves around a simple phrase like that. One of the consequences of it is that for most of us….. there isn’t a place of power that we can rely on when it comes to making any decision … More Not Your Place