Birthdays are always such a special day for me. Not just my own but those in my life whom I cherish. The celebration of the day you came into this world and the appreciation for being in my life. Dex turned 5 this month while with his bio mom so we decided to celebrate it … Continue reading His 5th Birthday
Aside from having to celebrate Easter on a Saturday due to the custody schedule, that wasn’t the only difference to this year’s Easter plans. Traditionally, we have been hosting family and friends for food and an Easter egg hunt. Although last year I think we decided on a peeps bunny piñata instead of eggs, this … Continue reading Easter 2020
If you’re a step mom then you know exactly what the send off is. It’s the day where the kids return to the mothership and you can bask in the next 7 days of peace and bliss. You can take advantage of that much needed alone time with your man. You can pat yourself on … Continue reading Cheers to the Send Off! *clink*
Let’s be honest here for a minute, talking about what works and doesn’t work with kids can be a touchy subject for a lot of people. Everyone thinks their kid is different, and in some cases this is true but in many cases it’s not. Being thrown into motherhood so quickly it was sink or … Continue reading Crushing the Morning Routine – W/ Kids!
If you’ve been keeping track the past week or so you may have noticed I’ve been writing/posting more frequently. Which is weird for me, because although I really enjoy writing and my mind is loaded with things to get out, it typically takes weeks or months to convince myself to put it all together and … Continue reading The Craziest Realization
Trying to find the perfect balance between a stepmother role and still maintaining what I can only refer to as “your own life” can seem impossible most days. I’ve been working harder at it recently after a horrible, drama filled episode happened, orchestrated by none other than Carlos’ ex wife. There was a rage and … Continue reading Battle of Balance
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. It is the one day a year that it’s socially acceptable to be something super bizarre, like a tiger, a princess, a ninja, or in our case, the characters from the Wizard of Oz. I always feel that we have to take advantage of family costumes while the … Continue reading Halloween 2018
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