Last Names and Stepfamilies

Last Names and Stepfamilies

How Many Last Names Are There In Your Blend? Is your last name the same as your significant others? Is your last name the same as your bio kids, or what about your stepkids? Do you have any “ours” kids that have your same last name? Most...
Picture taking in a Stepfamily or Blended Family

Picture taking in a Stepfamily or Blended Family

Pictures… When you’re in a blended family, or stepfamily, everything seems complicated. And pictures are one of those times it can become more stressful than it needs to be. I think back to when we took our first professional pictures, and remember there...
The Dreaded Mother’s Day for Stepmoms

The Dreaded Mother’s Day for Stepmoms

Mother’s Day and Stepmoms One of the hardest days for stepmoms seems to be Mother’s Day. It’s quite understandable. Many stepmoms care take care of their stepkids. They cook for them, clean after them, haul them back and forth to school, etc. More...
Stop Feeling Ashamed

Stop Feeling Ashamed

Shhhh… Don’t tell anyone To say being a stepmom is hard, is a drastic understatement. For many, it’s the hardest thing they will ever have to do. That’s confirmed by the failure rate of stepfamilies/blended families. You have to wonder when...

Nacho Kids?!?!… Really?!?!…

Yep! I am Nacho Mom, Nacho Mama, Nacho Parent… I will Nacho! Nachoing is the blended lifesaver! After some major downs in our attempts to blend our stepfamily, we went to a counselor.  After a while, he told me, and kept telling me, “They are not your kids.”  At...

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