Stepmom Outsider Syndrome: How to Overcome It

Stepmom Outsider Syndrome

We know that being a stepmother is a difficult and emotionally demanding role. Many stepmothers feel like outsiders in their own families, struggling to find acceptance and belonging, so this feeling is often referred to as the “Stepmom Outsider Syndrome”. Stepmoms and Outsider Syndrome Stepmom Outsider Syndrome is a phenomenon in which a stepmother feels … Read more

8 Retirement and Estate Planning Strategies for Blended Families

8 Retirement and Estate Planning Strategies for Blended Families

Retirement and estate planning can be a complex process for blended families. With multiple marriages and blended children, it can be difficult to navigate legal issues and ensure that everyone’s financial needs are met in the long-term. However, with the right strategies in place, blended families can secure a financially stable future for all members. … Read more

Blended Family in Florida

Blended Family in Florida

Are you part of a blended family in Florida and feeling overwhelmed by the unique challenges that come with it? We understand the difficulties and are here to support you with guidance on navigating legal issues, improving communication and co-parenting, also managing family, and dynamics during holidays and special occasions. Also, we provide practical tips … Read more

When to Walk Away from a Blended Family

When to Walk Away from a Blended Family

Leaving a blended family can be a difficult decision, but it can also be the best decision for all involved. Navigating the complexities of blended families can be incredibly heavy, and at times it may seem like the best decision is to walk away. We understand that the healing process after leaving a blended family … Read more

What is the Role of a Stepparent

What is the Role of a Stepparent

The role of a stepparent is to provide support and guidance to their stepchild, be respectful of the stepchild’s relationship with their biological parent, and potentially have more practical responsibilities in the household such as helping with household chores and assisting with childcare. It is important for a stepparent to be a positive influence in … Read more

Parental Alienation Fallout

Parental Alienation Fallout

At the ripe age of 5-years-old, I announced to my mother that I would never birth my own children.  Fast forward thirty-nine years and turns out, I was right.  This year would have been my tenth year being the stepmother to Lyle, Mariam and Katherine.  Unfortunately, despite my husband and I fighting with everything we … Read more

Stepparent Stepmom and Stepfamily Acronyms

Stepparent Stepmom and Stepfamily Acronyms

When it comes to stepparenting, it can be hard to keep up with all the unfamiliar terms, acronyms, and slang that you may come across. To help you out, here is a guide to some of the most common stepparent acronyms that you’ll find in the stepparenting world. MAIN ACRONYMS MW Mini wife syndrome is … Read more

Sleeping with Stepmom

Sleeping with Stepmom

Sleeping with your stepmom is a unique situation that can be difficult to handle. It can be an uncomfortable experience for everyone involved, and it’s very important to proceed with caution and respect. It’s likely that your stepmom is no longer young, and may be in a vulnerable position in the relationship with your dad. … Read more