Feeling overworked and underappreciated as a stepparent? You're not alone! The Disengaging Essay explains why so many of us end up in that place, and how stepping back can help you feel less frustrated and resentful in your blended family.
I’ve written about disengaging from step-parenting a few times now. In posts like, Life as the Glorified Babysitter: What To Do When You And Your Husband Aren’t on the Same Page with the Kids and Step-Parenting Teenagers: Why This Stepmom Has Taken a Major Step Back, I talked about what stepmoms should do when:
Raise your hand if you know a stepmom. Unfortunately, that may be most of the people reading this. Now I'm not going to get into statistics, because well...that's boring. We all know divorce rates are high. I also don't want to get into the why's of divorce today—not that I condone divorce. I just want
Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin I’m a stepmom. I’ve written about it before but I consider being a stepmom one of the luckiest things that has ever happened to me. Some of you other stepmoms out there aren’t so lucky, and for whatever reasons you have bio-moms who you just can’t get along with, and who just can’t […]
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