Relationships

  • If I asked you whether your relationship is your top priority, what would you say? If you said yes, did you mean it? When was the last time you and your spouse had some alone time and talked about your feelings? Really connected. Discussed your hopes or your dreams. Or even just had more than [...]

  • When you got married, did you and your spouse spend much time talking about what your blended family foundation would look like? How about what each of your expectations was? Or what kind of stepmom you would be, or how the kids would be expected to relate to you? My guess is no. We sure [...]

  • One of the things they teach you in Stepmom School is how to bond with your stepkids. Wait, there's a school for this? No, I'm kidding - there is absolutely not a school for stepparents. Which I found out the hard way when I was looking for resources as a new stepmom. Although I'm not [...]

  • I had always wanted to try a cooking class at Sur La Table. Then we took one to make croissants. Here's my review.

  • If I asked you whether your relationship is your top priority, what would you say? If you said yes, did you mean it? When was the last time you and your spouse had some alone time and talked about your feelings? Really connected. Discussed your hopes or your dreams. Or even just had more than [...]

  • When you got married, did you and your spouse spend much time talking about what your blended family foundation would look like? How about what each of your expectations was? Or what kind of stepmom you would be, or how the kids would be expected to relate to you? My guess is no. We sure [...]

  • One of the things they teach you in Stepmom School is how to bond with your stepkids. Wait, there's a school for this? No, I'm kidding - there is absolutely not a school for stepparents. Which I found out the hard way when I was looking for resources as a new stepmom. Although I'm not [...]

  • I had always wanted to try a cooking class at Sur La Table. Then we took one to make croissants. Here's my review.