The authoritative parenting style is an increasingly popular method for parents to adopt in their homes. Could it be the right choice for you?
Learn about the signs of parental alienation syndrome and how it can be prevented.
“While divorce and coparenting typically carry a negative connotation, as a co-parent it’s our job to flip the script.”
“I did my best to blend in for years. I didn’t want to ruffle any feathers or damage the children in any way; I just wanted to be part of it! Until I didn’t anymore, and I had to redefine what my version of stepmotherhood looked like.”
Please remember you are not the only one navigating these difficult situations, and there is a community of other blended families happy to support you, guide you, and cheer you on!
“Never in my life will I discourage my stepchild’s relationship or bond with her mother, but I will not take a step back from mothering this child when she’s here out of fear of hurting the feelings of grown adults.”
“Never lose yourself and know you did the best thing you ever could have done the second you walked out the door. You are more powerful than you will ever know.”
“Stop letting your emotions lie to you. You are in control of your mind. Your mind isn’t in control of you.”
“I cannot imagine how confusing it feels to be a tiny human trying to navigate such a situation.”
“Co-parenting isn’t easy, but it can be so rewarding when you manage to get it right.”