All posts by stepmomwarrior

Wife | Stepmom | Certified Stepfamily Coach | Educator | Blogger I'm blessed with a supportive husband/best friend/teammate. I'm the proud stepmom of two awesome girlies. Every day I am challenged and blessed in this role. I've learned a lot in the past few years. Each day I grow stronger in embracing my role with confidence. Each day I gain knowledge as I make my way through my stepmom metamorphosis. I'm passionate about paying it forward with my knowledge of stepfamily dynamics in order to help stepfamilies live a successful, positive life.

The Ever Present Feeling in Stepfamily Life

Anxiety is ever present in stepfamily life. Anxiety is defined as a feeling of nervousness or worry. There are many triggers that cause anxiety in the stepmom/stepfamily role.  Transitioning from having time with your partner by yourself to now having your stepchildren at home. You know the kids will dropped off shortly and you feel ...

Are you ready for a change?

Stepmom life can be a lonely place. I remember feeling isolated and not sure where to turn. My friends and family didn't understand my situation because they weren't stepmoms. The internet is consumed with blogs, magazines, videos, social media groups, and advice for stepmoms. There is a plethora of information out there. Right at your ...

The Best Thing a Father Can Do For His Children is to Love Their Stepmother 

I've seen this quote circling the internet, "The best thing a father can do for his daughter is to love their mother." Every time I read it I add, or stepmother.  Dads, the way you love your partner sets the tone for the way your children respect their stepmother. Your actions speak more to your ...

It’s the Simple Things. Reflections From Our Family Vacation

Being on vacation for a week with my husband and stepdaughters, allowed me the chance to reflect on life. These opportunities allow us to regroup, relax, bond, and have some fun.  My husband and I want our children to learn to unwind, embrace these moments, and appreciate spending time together having adventures as a family.  ...

Facebook Live Video Link

Nacho Mom, Jennifer Zelman and I teamed up to discuss boundaries. Click the link to watch.  Video Link Here's a roadmap you can use to setting boundaries in your life. 

Facebook Live Tomorrow about Boundaries 

Teaming up with Nacho Mom- Jennifer Zelman, tomorrow on Facebook Live at 1:00pm EST to discuss boundaries. We hope you can join the conversation! 

Stepmom Warrior Support Group 

If you're interested in joining Stepmom Warrior Support Group (SWSG), email me at stepmomwarrior@gmail.com and let me know you're interested in joining the SWSG. 

Thank You for All You Do. Happy Father’s Day to My Husband 

You are one of a kind. You are valued.  Every day I am grateful for your presence and for all that you do for us. You bring so much love into our lives.  My heart is filled when I watch the girls laugh and smile as you tickle them. My heart is filled when you ...

Finding Balance in Stepfamily Life

Finding balance in stepfamily life can be a challenge. In fact you can't search for balance, you have to create it.  It's important to evaluate how much time you need for yourself, with your partner, and with your family.  If you feel balanced then I applaud you. It is not easy to balance it all. ...

Stepmoms Seeking Clarity

Clarity is alignment. It's getting clear on what you want.  Do you ever walk around pretending everything is okay? Do you keep the anxiety, pain, and frustration inside because no one truly understands what you're going through? Most of your friends and family can't relate. Then you express yourself to your partner but it comes ...