Happy Mother’s Day, Stepmom!

Even if your kids aren't with you today, Stepmom, know that you are appreciated and loved and that you matter. If you are looking for encouragement today, check out some of the stories in our Mother's Day for Stepmoms series. Happy Mother's Day! … [Read more...]

(STEP)Mother’s Day Happiness

  Meet Aimee Allen, Founder of www.stepmoms.ca. She can be found on Twitter often speaking about her life as a Stepmom. She is 43 years old and feels lucky to be given a second chance at love! She lives in Barrie, Ontario with her husband, Mike and their five children. Biological mother to Luc (14) and Abigail (12) and Stepmom to Michael (11), Kate (7) and Ashley (5), she is learning as she goes how to manage life in a blended family. Her passion is to help other Stepmoms who are … [Read more...]

Mothers of the Heart

I'm thrilled to have Patty Ann on Being Stepmom today. She brings an amazing perspective to our community here as her stepkids are grown now, but she has a good relationship with them. Patty Ann is a busy mother, grandmother, and wife. She lives her life in the woods she loves up on the top of a beautiful mountain. She loves music, photography and writing. Most of all she loves her Heavenly Father and enjoys writing about his influence in her life. You can find her on her blog at Pitterle … [Read more...]

In Honor of Stepmoms … Superwomen in the making

Meet Ursula from My So Called Blended Life. Her blog is brand new and already so encouraging to other to moms of blended families. Ursula is a 34 year old mother of a 12 year old daughter and 6 year old stepson from the Los Angeles area. She enjoys reading, writing, music, spending time with her family…oh, and blogging! She shares her raw, real, and sometimes humorous insights as part of a blended family on her blog, mysocalledblendedlife.blogspot.com. U's post is part of our series on Mother’s … [Read more...]

Growing Together Takes Time

I am so pleased to introduce you to Karen Campos from SuperParentMom. Karen is typically an exhausted forty something, Christ-follower, daughter, sister, wife, teacher, mom of one rambunctious son, mom of one gifted son, custodial step-mom to one totally teenage daughter, avid reader, wanna-be photographer, scrap-booker, endless dieter, coke zero drinker, suburban dweller, volunteer and friend. Karen is the first in our series on Mother’s Day for Stepmoms so please welcome her to Being Stepmom … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day for Stepmoms

For stepmoms, Mother's Day can be hard. I know it can be for me. In honor of all moms, I had this crazy idea that I'd like to feature guest bloggers who are stepmoms leading up to Mother's Day. Since it can be a tricky day for stepmoms I thought it would be nice to honor them/us in celebration. I hope you will enjoy this series as much as me! Let me kick it off with my Mother's Day story... My stepson is never with us on Mother's Day because he is with his biomom. My husband has always … [Read more...]