ESP 6.3 David Sims – Pulling it out of the fire

Summary “My expectations set her up for failure”. That’s what David Sims has to say about his experience of blended family life before he and his wife Lori figured out how to step back from the edge of divorce and put their marriage and family back together. They founded the Nacho Kids method and nowContinue reading “ESP 6.3 David Sims – Pulling it out of the fire”

ESP 6.2 The Divorced Dad Diaries with Stephane Jutras

Summary You can find Stephane’s podcast on every platform, and by visiting his website,  thedivorceddaddiaries.com You can find my blog and other resources at essentialstepmom.com If it’s time for you to get another level of support for your stepmom journey, reach out for a 1:1 coaching session or two.  Email me for more info atContinue reading “ESP 6.2 The Divorced Dad Diaries with Stephane Jutras”

ESP 6.1 Visible Man with Jeffrey Hoffman

Summary Jeffrey Hoffman can be found at visibleman.org I can be found at essentialstepmom.com I’m gearing up for a free Facebook Live 5-day challenge where I’ll walk you through how to create immunity from interference in your parenting, and how you can build it right into your parent-child relationships. Just shoot me a message atContinue reading “ESP 6.1 Visible Man with Jeffrey Hoffman”

ESP 5.7 Are you panicking about college fees yet? Part 2 with Denise Thomas

Summary You heard it right – college scholarships are available even for kids in kindergarten! You don’t have to go nuts with it, but it’s truly never too early to start learning about what’s involved in getting your kids a full ride. Learn to line up your ducks and you can save tens of thousandsContinue reading “ESP 5.7 Are you panicking about college fees yet? Part 2 with Denise Thomas”

ESP 5.6 Are you and your partner stressing (or fighting) over college fees yet? It’s coming!

Summary My guest Denise Thomas dug herself and her family out of bankruptcy and researched her butt off to get $199,000 in college scholarships for her two home-schooled kids. She says it’s not about marks, it’s about smarts! She’ll dish some secrets in this episode and the next one – it was too much goodnessContinue reading “ESP 5.6 Are you and your partner stressing (or fighting) over college fees yet? It’s coming!”

ESP 5.5 Kate Anthony talks First-Wife-Forever Syndrome!

Summary Do you know anybody’s first wife who seems to cling energetically to him years, even after she gets a new partner? Turns out this is not such a rare phenomenon.  Today’s guest gets full marks for putting her experience as “that” bio-mom on the table, crumbs and all! Kate  Anthony is a gem. She’sContinue reading “ESP 5.5 Kate Anthony talks First-Wife-Forever Syndrome!”

ESP 5.4 The hidden cost of Parental Alienation

Summary Never mind the emotional toll, there are dollars to consider too! Therapy, counsellors, private schools, college, mediation or lawyers – it seems never ending. If alienation is a feature of your partner’s relationship with his or her kids, it’s worth being proactive! To learn more about Restorative Parenting, my comprehensive coaching program to getContinue reading “ESP 5.4 The hidden cost of Parental Alienation”

ESP 5.3 High Conflict: The Drama Behind Parental Alienation

Summary Can you get off the hamster-wheel of drama? How can you fight for your kids without just buying into more drama? Reach out any time to me at my personal email:  info@essentialstepmom.com Sign up for the FREE Stepfamily Summit 2020 here: http://bit.ly/tracysummit Join me and my guest Naja Hall this Wednesday, Sept 9 atContinue reading “ESP 5.3 High Conflict: The Drama Behind Parental Alienation”

ESP 5.2 It’s the stepmoms who find the answers

Summary Stepmoms are the first point of contact with people who help parents heal the relationship with their kids after divorce or due to parental alienation. Then, they have to step aside and let the biological parent roll up their sleeves and do the work. I’ll be speaking about how to restore your relationship andContinue reading “ESP 5.2 It’s the stepmoms who find the answers”

ESP 5.1 Dorcy Pruter on healing the damage from Parental Alienation

Summary Dorcy Pruter is the founder and CEO of the Conscious Coparenting Institute. She runs a 4 day intensive workshop called High Road to Reunification that boast a stunning 100% success rate! Learn more about her work at: Conscious Co-Parenting Institute Home Dorcy has prepared a free e-book called “Stepping In: The Step-parents’ Guide ForContinue reading “ESP 5.1 Dorcy Pruter on healing the damage from Parental Alienation”