Toxic Relationships and Riskier Sexual Behavior

To Mothers Who Take Away A Daughters Father, The damage to our stepdaughters by not having their fathers in their lives is great. Professor Nielsen has made this pretty clear in her blog. Yet this damage can be repaired. Even after a long time not seeing their father but it take the initiative of our … Continue reading Toxic Relationships and Riskier Sexual Behavior

Remember To Be Nice

Dear Tori and Xander, I hope you are staying warm today. I wanted to let you know that your dad and I had a snowball fight with one another in the snow that fell at our house.  Athena and Maxwell did not like the snow and stayed inside where it was warm. We finally turned … Continue reading Remember To Be Nice

A Soft Patriarchy and Accountability

Good Afternoon, So what makes a successful marriage?  We have seen often our grandparents stay together for over 30 + years yet we are just happy if we get to the five year mark. Why is it we cannot seem to get it together?  As step-moms we live in the world with another women even … Continue reading A Soft Patriarchy and Accountability

Step-Moms and Battle Buddies

For the Stepmoms who fight a battle on two fronts when their spouse has lost their children. A Letter to Your Spouse, As I sit here reading about the rise in male suicide to the shame, isolation, hurt, embarrassment, anxiety, and confusion I cannot help and think of you.[1] The trials that you experience and … Continue reading Step-Moms and Battle Buddies

High Conflict Birth Parent (HCBP) Results of Divorce On Our Children

For those having to deal with a High Conflict Birth Parent (HCBP), Have you wondered if you are dealing with a HCBP? If you have to ask this question then I would venture to say then yes you are engaging with one. We need to look at the impact of a HCBP on those they … Continue reading High Conflict Birth Parent (HCBP) Results of Divorce On Our Children

For The 17.5%

Good Morning Step parents, Parents, and Family, Today I am going to talk about the one out of six women who in 2014 did not receive custody of their children. The 17.5 percent of mothers who lost primary custody to the children’s father.[1] Most of these fathers are and suffer from Narcissistic personality disorder. They … Continue reading For The 17.5%

Disney Fails Us

Good Morning Step-parents and Parents, Welcome to the middle of the week.  Today is the one year anniversary of us finally setting the child support office straight about us having to sign our rights away. May God’s will be done. I have published my new podcasts and it is now available on Itunes. You can … Continue reading Disney Fails Us