You Can Stop Trying To Love Your Stepkids As Your Own

Let me be clear: I love my step kids very much. They add so much joy and light to my life I can’t imagine where I would be without them. However, I don’t love them as though they were my kids and I were their mother. I’m NOT their mother. Not only that, but IContinue reading “You Can Stop Trying To Love Your Stepkids As Your Own”

Can you be a good stepmom if you don’t like kids?

Here’s what I think: the only opinion that matters about whether or not you are a good stepmom is the child’s. He or she is the only one who gets to weigh in on that. Not your partner, or his ex, or his parents or anybody else who wants to judge what you are doing. Let meContinue reading “Can you be a good stepmom if you don’t like kids?”

5 Surprising Reasons It’s A Bad Idea To Love Your Stepkids As Your Own

Let me be clear: I love my step kids very much. They add much joy and light to my life and I can’t imagine where I’d be without them. However, I don’t love them like they’re my kids and I’m their mother. I’m NOT their mother. I actually have a daughter of my own whoContinue reading “5 Surprising Reasons It’s A Bad Idea To Love Your Stepkids As Your Own”