ESP 11.1 Divorce Attorney Seth Nelson

Summary “Live your life, not your divorce!” Seth’s podcast is called “How To Split A Toaster: A divorce podcast about saving your relationships”. Here’s a link to the show on Apple podcasts: You can contact Seth’s office in Tampa, Florida via his website, Sign up for The Ultimate Stepmfamily Summit with my link toContinue reading “ESP 11.1 Divorce Attorney Seth Nelson”

ESP 10.6 Anna De Acosta in conversation

Summary Visit Anna’s website at The Ultimate Stepfamily Summit is happening from September 15-17. It’s FREE! Sign up now at to get my special bonus offer of lifetime access to my library of over 50 Livestream stepmom tutorial videos! You’ll never be at a loss for something to listen to again! — SendContinue reading “ESP 10.6 Anna De Acosta in conversation”

ESP 10.3 Boundaries: The Bricks and Mortar Edition.

Summary Want to know more about exactly how to make those boundaries you wish you had? Here are my top 5 tools for making better boundaries with your ex, your kids, even your spouse. I love hearing from you – let me know what you think about this, or just reach out to me anyContinue reading “ESP 10.3 Boundaries: The Bricks and Mortar Edition.”

ESP 9.5 Jeff Hoffman and Jack Rollins: Visible Man, the Discord Server

Summary “People sign up – we don’t know who they are unless they tell us.” Jeff Hoffman and Jack Rollins invite you to join their anonymous “Visible Man” Discord server with this link: Men and women are welcome! Men will be subsequently enrolled in a private men-only room by voice verification. If you’d like toContinue reading “ESP 9.5 Jeff Hoffman and Jack Rollins: Visible Man, the Discord Server”

ESP 9.3 The Archives of Essential Stepmom Podcast

Summary Sorry for my podcast fail this week, but join me reading Amanda Ripley’s High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out. Here’s a link to order from Barnes and Noble: If you’re ready to address your deepest stepmom anxieties, or get to work on overcoming that post-divorce “parenting paralysis” thatContinue reading “ESP 9.3 The Archives of Essential Stepmom Podcast”

ESP 9.2 Q: “How do I merge the best parts of myself with my stepmom role?”

Summary This is an audio recording of a livestream on this topic from my Spectacular Stepmom facebook group. Not a member? Send a join request to THE SPECTACULAR STEPMOM Interested in booking a free coaching call with me? Go to — Send in a voice message: Transcription

ESP 8.5 Jonnie Jensen: dad, stepdad, superdad

Summary Please go check out Team Super Dad and get more Jonnie Jensen. I feel very much aligned with his mission and how he goes about empowering dads to make all the impact they want to have on their kids while having a great work-life balance and even a great bank balance! Want to tryContinue reading “ESP 8.5 Jonnie Jensen: dad, stepdad, superdad”

ESP 8.4 How to find the sweet spot of stepparenting!

The show I watched and adored is called Undone. You can find it on Amazon Prime. I’d love to hear from you! Email me at I’ll be live on my public Facebook page, @essentialstepmom from March 22-26 with 5 days of tips for staying in contact with kids who you can’t access. I’d loveContinue reading “ESP 8.4 How to find the sweet spot of stepparenting!”

ESP 8.3 Carly Israel says “Thanks, but no thanks!”

Summary You can find Carly at and her podcast is called In Your Corner Divorce. Her book, Seconds and Inches is available at Barnes and Noble, Amazon and Find more information about the Nacho Kids Academy at That’s the link that will let them know I sent you, so they can sponsorContinue reading “ESP 8.3 Carly Israel says “Thanks, but no thanks!””

ESP 8.2 Nurture Burnout with Anne Cullen

Nurture burnout can happen to anyone who cares a lot about the people they live with, or work with or share the planet with. It’s especially common in stepmoms, so if you ever feeling like you’re teetering on the edge of burnout, this episode is for you! I have something else for you – myContinue reading “ESP 8.2 Nurture Burnout with Anne Cullen”