I recently posted a meme as a means of venting what I presumed was a largely shared feeling for most stepmoms. ("It's pitiful that you're fighting harder to be a part of your stepchildren's lives than their biological mother. It's further insulting and, honestly, disappointing when you realize they will choose her over you, despite … Continue reading Venting: Stepmom vs. stepmom, Downplaying Desires for Appreciation, Advice From Seasoned Stepmoms.
You know, I’ve accepted that being a human is conflicting and it’s tough. It shouldn’t be, but it is. It should be a pretty simple concept to get up every day, be nice, do good, and everything else that should be… well… human nature. This isn’t to say most people don’t get up trying to … Continue reading Things You Need to Quit Saying to A Stepmom… Right Now!
How I lost myself trying to be something for these kids, why I had to step back, and making peace with being just a stepmom. There are many moments in a day that I will battle internally as to whether or not I’m doing the right thing. Not in general but specifically in regards to … Continue reading Sometimes A Stepmother Must Take A Step Back
Most of you visiting my blog have probably been following me for a while now on my Instagram. At least long enough to know my stance on a lot of things. I started my Instagram account nearly a year ago as an attempt to be able to anonymously let off some steam. I wanted needed … Continue reading Welcome to Being A Stepmom