SPOT 7 Experiences and advice from a Step Mom in training

Monthly Archives: September 2013

Unexpected Benefits

    I have wanted my kids to join me in a community based project for years ever since I started occasionally giving my time to participate in one. I have rung bells at Christmas time, I have served meals and cooked meals at serving kitchens, I have worked a number of habitat for humanity […]

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Oh No She Didn’t!!!!

  And I don’t really think in my heart that she did.  But for years I have been told about things my step ex says and I marvel and wonder why in the world.  Now that said, I realize my only sources of information are my husband, hardly un-biased and the kids’Mother vacillates between being […]

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Under the Bus

There have been times as a Stepmom when I have become aware of something I know the kid’s Mother or Father need to know about. I learned to know the difference, when I can hold something to myself and when I can’t.  Basically I use my gut as the barometer.  If it eats at me […]

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The Land of Misfit toys…

Aaa the land of misfit toys or otherwise put, why do girls pick broken boys? You know it’s been a long time since I was in High school.  Certainly lots of things have changed. I can count on my daughters to keep me up on slang most of the time.  Sometimes I use the Urban […]

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