NOT Doing This Will Set Your Blended Family Up To Fail – Fast

“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” We’ve all heard that one before.  But what about this one, “success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.”  It’s one thing to plan for a certain situation and it doesn’t work out the way you thought. That’s life, and especially life in a blended family.  However, toContinue reading “NOT Doing This Will Set Your Blended Family Up To Fail – Fast”

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?”

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❗️””

Turning 34

Wow. Here I am. Ending my Jesus year. On to 34. “Jesus year,” you may ask? Huh? I remember the first time I heard that. Jesus himself only lived to his 33rd year, and wow, what a year it was for him. I am now OLDER than the most important person in my life everContinue reading “Turning 34”

Boundaries in CoParenting

Boundaries!   Ah, that BUZZ WORD is everywhere nowadays – isn’t it?!   So, what ARE they actually?   And how do you know what ones are right for you?   How do you make sure they stay in place & your co-parent doesn’t walk all over you?  We’re going to dive deep into ALL those questions here. NoContinue reading “Boundaries in CoParenting”

Why You Need To Go To Court

From a StepMom & Bio Dad’s perspective Going to court for child custody is NOT an easy topic. Quite frankly, we don’t think anyone WANTS to go there. It usually comes, from our experience personally and with our clients, out of necessity. It takes a lot of time, finances and emotional energy to achieve childContinue reading “Why You Need To Go To Court”

Long Distance Dating For Newbies

Have you ever found yourself living on the other side of the planet as the love of your life?  We currently are THERE as Chey is visiting her family in Florida, and Kim is home in Belgium. We also did this during our entire dating relationship. So, as huge proponents of Long-Distance Dating/Relationships ourselves, we wanted toContinue reading “Long Distance Dating For Newbies”

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”