Writing a book is no easy feat. It takes a lot of time to draft, overcome writer’s block and revise the novel that you’re working on. There are so many…
Motherhood is loving little hearts more than you could have ever imagined.
Motherhood isn’t a job or a hobby, it’s a divine calling.
My parent’s divorce was messy and hard. My childhood was tarnished by the drama of it all. But something wonderful has happened in the last couple of years.
A lady at church asked me the other day if that was too much for me. Would they ask that of bio-mom, or bio-dad? Probably not.
I am a child of divorce so I have a lot of step in my family. But personally, I don’t like using the word step.
I think most of us would say that we prefer to have control over what happens in our lives and our kids’ lives. I think the thing that is hardest for me is the lack of control that step-parents and parents in any divorced household have.
I’m all about self-care. I’ve been about self-care for a long time now. Self-care means a lot of different things to me but the effect of it is always the same. I’m a little less grumpy, a little less tense and a lot nicer to be around.
If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I recently got hitched! I’m an official step-mom now and it’s been different than I thought it would be – in good ways and some not so good ways.
I consider myself lucky to have a step mom. She came into my life when I was eleven or twelve and I didnt feel grateful for her at first. But I grew to see that she loved me like I was her own, worked hard to help me achieve what I needed to and was always there for me. She wasn’t ever trying to replace my mom but she was an extra mom. A bonus mom.