What Every ReMarried Dad Wants His Wife To Understand  

There’s no person that feels unable to please the most in a blended family than a remarried dad. In the heart of a man is the desire to protect, and now, he’s in a situation where he’s set up to fail in that area. He can’t always protect his children as he’s not always withContinue reading “What Every ReMarried Dad Wants His Wife To Understand  “

What Every Stepmom Wishes Her Husband Understood

What Every Stepmom Wishes Her Husband Understoo There’s a saying that goes that women want to be loved, and men want to be respected. Now, I am sure we can all agree, we, regardless of gender, want some of both – however, one of those may often be more important to a wife rather thanContinue reading “What Every Stepmom Wishes Her Husband Understood”

Is Your Ex-Wife Threatening To Take Your Kids Away?

Ex-Wife Is Threatening To Take Away Your Kids  Is your ex-wife threatening to take your kids away from you?  Is your husband in constant fear and turmoil, because his children’s mother uses his kids against him?  If you just replied ‘yes’ to either of these questions, chances are you’re feeling pretty powerless. In some situations, and someContinue reading “Is Your Ex-Wife Threatening To Take Your Kids Away?”

5 Perks Of Being A #Stepmom

The word ‘Stepmom’ is probably one of the most dreaded words in the history of the English language, thanks to stories like the Cinderella and Snow White fairytales. Yet, it has been said that 50% of all women are likely to, sometime in their life, live in a stepfamily relationship. In the USA & mostContinue reading “5 Perks Of Being A #Stepmom”

Should You Date A Dad?

date a dad If you’re reading this blog, chances are you either are or are thinking about dating a dad. Maybe you’re nervous and have some apprehensions. Maybe you’ve heard the “horror” stories or you’ve had family members warning you NOT to make this mistake. If that is you, then you’ve come to the rightContinue reading “Should You Date A Dad?”

“How to become a less-stressed step mom❗️”

Maybe I could more accurately call this blog topic: “how to successfully ROCK at being a STEPMOM without pulling your hair out”❗️❗️❗️ *While there may STILL be some of that, hopefully these tips will help you get off to the right start (or even if you’re a few years in, get you back on track),Continue reading ““How to become a less-stressed step mom❗️””

Breaking News: The EX ISN’T Your Biggest Problem

Living in a blended family is a true trial & test for your marriage. The pressure continually keeps growing and you can’t remember the last time you were IN your comfort zone.  As a young American woman who doesn’t speak Dutch (the language of the land she lives in), Chey knows all too well how itContinue reading “Breaking News: The EX ISN’T Your Biggest Problem”

Planning for An Ours Baby

Can you remember back to the time when you and your husband were just dating? As Kim and I were dating long-distance from the US to Europe late 2018, I remember having endless conversations over FaceTime. Thank GOD for modern day technology, which made sure we were talking face-2-face, even though we were thousands of miles away.  It must’ve been on one of our very first convos that the topic of babies was broughtContinue reading “Planning for An Ours Baby”

3 Tips For Bio Parents On How To Have Smoother Transitions

Over the past decade, I’ve had many opportunities to practice my transition muscle. In this blog I’d like to share with you what I’ve learned along the way, so that you don’t have to waste time finding this stuff out on your own. It’s with honor that I share with you my top 3 tipsContinue reading “3 Tips For Bio Parents On How To Have Smoother Transitions”

Ho, Ho, Hooold the Drama! 3 Tips to Get Through a Stepfamily Holiday Season

Being a part of a stepfamily isn’t always easy. Where we can’t change most of our circumstances, what we can do is remain flexible, lay down some boundaries and focus our mind on the similarities in our families rather than all the differences and challenges.