Are You Helping or Hindering Communication With Your Spouse?

When you’re ready to have a heart-to-heart discussion with your spouse, you want it to go well. If it starts going south once it’s started, it’s REALLY hard to recover in the moment. Even after the fact, if you can’t … Continue reading

Is 2015 the year your stepfamily will change for the better?

What is going to make 2015 different than 2014?┬áHave you already asked yourself this question? If so, did you come up with a list of things you’re going to do differently? More importantly, did you talk to your spouse about … Continue reading

Love, Betrayal, and Forgiveness

The other day, I shared some thoughts on my story. This entry is similar. Instead of random thoughts, though, I’m sharing deep feelings. There were times that I doubted he loved me. On many occasions, I told him that no … Continue reading

Strengthen your relationship with your partner and your step kids with this one factor

It was fun to talk with Peggy Nolan on The Stepmom’s Toolbox Blogtalk Radio Show. After only a couple days, my interview was #3 out of 765 in its category. Peggy is also a stepmom, as are her co-hosts,┬áTeresa Thompson … Continue reading