Nacho Grandparents – the extended Nacho Family

Nacho Grandparents – the extended Nacho Family

  The many levels of step families – Nacho Grandparents Of course when you get married to someone with kids, most the time their mother and father or mother and step father or step mother and father (you get the picture) are involved in some fashion. This...
NachoKids method is almost better than…

NachoKids method is almost better than…

Nacho Kids method – almost better than Krispy Kreme Doughnuts!   Some do as I did when I first heard “they are not your kids”.  They think it’s a bad thing.  It’s not a bad thing, it is actually almost better than Krispy Kreme HOT &...
The concept behind NachoKids theory

The concept behind NachoKids theory

Many people have a very huge misconception of The NachoKids method. The method is not saying to be mean, disrespectful, insensitive, etc. to your step kids.  It’s just the opposite.  It’s to help you learn a different approach or a different concept to disengaging....

Oh no, I’m one of them!!!!!

I just realized something.  It was kind of obvious, now that I think about it, but I still can’t believe it! I am constantly reading something about blended families.  I read Facebook group member posts, I read professional articles, books.  One thing I have...

The NachoKids made me lose my religion!!

  This is not a bible study blog nor is it a religious blog. It is about an event. We attend a church that is approximately 45 minutes from our house. Not that our destination changes the dynamics of the ride. With five kids in the car, by the time you get to...

This filthy youngin’ isn’t mine!

When my son was little, every other Friday, I would always take him home from daycare, bathe him, dress him in the “daddy outfit” for the weekend and take him to his dad. He would keep him until Sunday. No, I don’t dress him in fancy clothes to go to his dad’s...

I am not a bank!!

I bet you thought this post was going to be money related. No, it’s going to be the bank of life Many moons ago, I had the pleasure of working briefly at a car dealership as a PR Rep. I went through a training course on lots of stuff but one of them was “the...

A Clean Slate… Every Day

One thing I have learned as a mom and a NachoMom is every day has to be a clean slate.  Everyone in the new Nacho family will have their struggles and feelings will get hurt but those feelings cannot be at the forefront of your thought process.  If you normally fix...

Top 5 Good & Bad of Stepfamily Life

              Being a stepfamily has many great and positive characteristics.  It also comes with a difficult and very different set of challenges.  I’ve taken the liberty of listing my Top 5 Good & Bad things about my...

Life is an … amusement park

Before we were married, we thoroughly researched “blended” families.  We were both bringing in children from a previous relationship and did not want to be naïve regarding the complexity of this.  We had also heard several horror stories and wanted to learn from the...

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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