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.

The Biggest Mistakes Stepmoms Make On Transition Days – And How To Overcome Them

Do you absolutely dread “transition day?” Maybe you find yourself having thoughts like this: “Uh, oh. It’s here. How am I going to survive another one of these?” It doesn’t matter HOW many times you’ve been through it before but maybe you find yourself feeling upset to your stomach and stressed. The tears, the yelling,Continue reading “The Biggest Mistakes Stepmoms Make On Transition Days – And How To Overcome Them”

How To Get Through Hard Seasons in Marriage

You know those “seasons” that people talk about in marriage that are more challenging than others? Well, we are IN one. I’ve come on here not to “air” our dirty laundry, gossip or complain, but instead to share with you the reality we ALL as married couples face, or will face, and shed some lightContinue reading “How To Get Through Hard Seasons in Marriage”

3 Tips To A Healthier & More Positive Co-Parenting Experience

Come on…be honest. Did anyone else roll their eyes a little when reading that title? You wouldn’t be alone if you did. Even, I (Cheyanne), a TOTAL optimist, was a little skeptical when I began this post. It’s not that we don’t believe in healthy co-parenting. It’s more so that we, as coaches, have heardContinue reading “3 Tips To A Healthier & More Positive Co-Parenting Experience”

How can you call yourself a coach? What do you know about coaching step families?

What qualifies someone to be a coach? Is it a degree? A title? Hours spent in a classroom? Only you can answer that for yourself. A coach, to everyone, has a different meaning and definition. I don’t know what being a coach means to you, but I DO know that the biggest impact I’ve everContinue reading “How can you call yourself a coach? What do you know about coaching step families?”

🎙 “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❗️””

3 Steps To Get Your MultiCultural Stepfamily From Surviving To Thriving

**Print THIS page below to hang up in your home to continually remind you and your spouse what’s important for keeping your family in the “thrive zone”…

New challenges brought new levels to communication in our marriage

Life is good: You and your spouse are communicating well. There’s this beautiful flow and state of bliss in your relationship. And then – just when you think you got it – life has a way of humbling you, right? Do you know that feeling that when you THINK you “know” something, you’re very quicklyContinue reading “New challenges brought new levels to communication in our marriage”

How To Become A Healthy Double Blended Family

We know, first hand, how challenging it can be to blend two families together as one. We also know the extra challenge that is presented when you’re not only blending two families, but two or multiple cultures together in the same family. For us, for the last two years, we’ve been blending our two familiesContinue reading “How To Become A Healthy Double Blended Family”