“I met you in your truck, clothes torn, nose bleeding, and my body covered in cuts and bruises. I remember telling you, ‘I’m fine!’ Instead of leaving, you loved me the way I deserved to be loved.”
“While divorce and coparenting typically carry a negative connotation, as a co-parent it’s our job to flip the script.”
“I am so proud of the young woman you have become. To know that you want to follow in even just a few of my footsteps is all I could ever ask for as your stepmom.”
“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.”
Divorce gets a lot of press, but what you should and shouldn’t do after your divorce papers are signed is often overlooked.
“We’ve always known there was more for our future besides our love story. We are here to be a voice for women in the village who are stuck with no way out.”
“I’ve figured out who I am without alcohol. I feel like I’ve found the secret to my life.”
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!
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“A couple years ago, I watched the season finale of a show I’d never seen before. I endured the gruesome 2 hours of it, just for one conversation by the coffee maker.”