Posts filed under: PARENTING LIFE

Mother’s Day Wish List: 25 Gift Ideas for Every Budget

This post contains affiliate links. Mother’s Day is around the corner and I am already getting requests from the kids, from my mom and from the hubster for a complete... Read More

Monday Musings

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer” — Author Unknown Today I’m gathering together all of the well loved Lonely Planet travel guide books from my bookcase... Read More

10 Ways I Feel Loved- A Stepmom’s Thoughts

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s time to reflect on all things love! As a stepmom (or bonus mom), being a new addition to your stepchild’s life can bring on some... Read More

Monday Musings

“Co-Parenting is NOT a competition. It’s a collaboration of two homes working together in the best interest of the child at heart.” -unknown... Read More

Mama Kondo: My Take on the “Tidying Up” Craze

It seems Marie Kondo is everywhere these days. Every social media account and online magazine is referencing her Netflix show, “Tidying Up”, in which she enters cluttered families’ homes and... Read More

5 Tips for Happy (Blended Family) Holidays

Holidays can offer a big emotional challenge for blended families. This time of year is tough for every party involved, whether schedules have been decided by a judge or both... Read More

Ten Things For Which I am Grateful

It’s that time of year! We are all encouraged to reflect on things for which we are grateful and, of course, what makes the top of my list every year... Read More

Loving Your Stepchild As Your Own

When I first became a bonus mom, I already had my hands full with three biological children of my own. I had lots of experience in parenting different personalities and... Read More