NKP 011: From Summertime Stepmom to 50/50 Stepmom

NKP 011: From Summertime Stepmom to 50/50 Stepmom

In this episode of the Nacho Kids Podcast, Lori Sims, founder of Nacho Kids, interviews a stepmom of four years that has two bio kids and one stepkid. The stepkid would visit in the summer until recently when Patti and her husband moved to a small town to be closer to...
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....

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...

I want out… Now!!!!

Depending on your situation, you may have moved into the Nacho Kids’ house with their Biological Mother or Biological Father, or they may have moved into your house.  Personally, I believe this has a great impact on the issues you may have and your reaction to them....

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...

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