Category: self-care

Shift It. Shift It Real Good. Taking Negative Energy and Shifting It.

Have you ever thought about the kind of partner and stepmom you are and the kind of energy you give off? The stepmoms I work with feel they waste precious energy on worry, anxiety, and negative thoughts and that their thoughts can become obsessive and all consuming at times. Obsessive thoughts can cause you to feel ...

Stepmom Meditation YouTube Video

Anna de Acosta​, from The Mindful Stepmom, and I discuss the benefits of meditation in stepmom life in our YouTube Video . Yes, I am an affiliate working with Anna which means I will receive credit for any sales made through my link, but I wouldn't be willing to share a product with you that ...

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 ...

Stepmom Support- “My Life Didn’t Change, I Changed”

One day I woke up feeling like I lost myself. I felt disconnected and empty. I knew I couldn't go on living this way. It was time for a change. I invested in myself and sought stepfamily coaching support. The rest is history.  I learned to change the story I was telling myself. I learned ...

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   Click here to check out the Stepmom Warrior- Stepfamily Lifeline Services.

Throwing a Pity Party After a Shouldy Week

Have you ever had a shouldy week where you feel sorry for yourself and even throw a pity party? Those weeks can be rough. It's hard to admit, but that negative energy can make things escalate from bad to worse. Being in the stepmom role, can take the strongest woman and throw her onto a ...

Shift Your Communication Just a T.A.D.

One of the most valuable traits in marriage is effective communication. The tricky part comes into play when a man and a woman are communicating. Men and women have different styles of communication. Men view communication as a way of problem solving because they are fixers. Women view communication as a way to express feelings, ...

My Calling 

I was one of the lucky ones who always knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. As a child, I said I was going to become a teacher. As I pursued a career in education and made my way through college, I felt as though teaching was my true calling. Throughout student ...

My Stepmom New Year’s Resolution 

I have a few personal resolutions, but my stepmom resolution came to me at the most unexpected moment. Frustrated and annoyed with my husband, I actually said to him, "If you would just do it my way, then there wouldn't be an issue." And I'd like to say I was just joking, but I wasn't. ...

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