Category: Marriage

Don’t Be a Nag! Healthy Communication is Key to a Happy Marriage- From My Husband’s Perspective 

I asked my husband to dispense some wisdom from the male perspective regarding advice he’d give to other stepfamily couples. His first statement was, “don’t be a nag!”  According to http://dictionary.com, nag is defined: to annoy by persistent faultfinding, complaints, or demands. Dr. Markman said, “nagging is the enemy of love, if allowed to persist.” ...

Invest in Yourself

When you're at the end of your rope and asking yourself, what did I sign up for, it's time to invest in yourself. VIDEO LINK Invest in Yourself Sign up here for a Free Clarity Session with Nicole, where she will work to understand your situation, help you get clear on what you want as a stepparent, ...

Being a Stepmom Rocks! The Perks of Stepmotherhood

Stepmoms endure many challenges in their role. They can be deemed as “evil” or “wicked”, but the perks of being a stepmom are something that can’t be forgotten. Being a stepmom rocks in many ways. 1.You Gain Acceptance & Love Creating a family with your partner and stepchildren allows you to experience more love and ...

Is This Mic On? How to Communicate Effectively with Your Partner

Open, healthy communication is a part of every relationship. According to Coach Corey Wayne, "Women solve their problems and work through them by talking about them. Women resolve things by talking and sharing their emotions and feelings. Men tend to retreat to their man-cave to contemplate solutions in private." This in itself can cause conflict when trying to ...

Peace and Happiness is an Internal Job 

Peace and happiness is an internal job. -The Happy Stepmom Sign up here for a Free Clarity Session with Nicole, where she will help understand your situation and what would help you the most.  

Don’t Feed the Beast! Protecting Your Marriage from High-Conflict Behavior

Once upon a time a young woman met a King. The minute their eyes met, the world stopped, magic happened, and they fell in love. As they joined each other in matrimonial union, they created a family. Happy in love they felt united and strong. But as they became a united front, they were approached ...

Welcome to the Stepmom Rollercoaster. Buckle Up!

Being a stepmom is like being on a constant rollercoaster ride. Sometimes the ride is fun and you're laughing until tears stream down your face. After you exit the ride, you scream, “Let’s do that again!” Sometimes the ride gets scary. Your heart starts beating as the fear of the big drop heads your way. ...

What’s Your Primary Love Language? 

Take the 5 Love Languages Quiz with your partner to determine your primary Love Languages. The book and quiz have changed the way I love and receive love. 5 Love Languages Quiz -The Affection and Quality Time Stepmom Sign up here for a Free Clarity Session with Nicole, where she will work to understand your situation, ...

Valentine’s Day Special 

  Treat yourself this Valentine's Day with a discounted coaching session. Give yourself the gift of feeling understood and supported. VALENTINE'S SPECIAL- BUY NOW Expires 2/14/17 Be Loving. Be Open. Be Vulnerable. Be Empowered.

What Women Want this Valentine’s Day

Men this is written just for you! My hope is that your partner will feel truly loved this Valentine’s Day and always. Women who are in the stepmom role, either dating or married, have many factors to contend with on a daily basis. The anxiety, stress, conflict, and day to day routines can be overwhelming ...