A Stepkid's Loyalty

A Stepkid's Loyalty

After therapy, when all of us were there. My daughter ignored me and when I went to give her a hug goodbye, she pulled away from me and scowled. She has been doing this every single time. But only when her mom is there.

So why would she do this?

I know the answer but it still stings.

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Meg Hanchey - Instant Mom at 21

Meg Hanchey - Instant Mom at 21

Are you ready to get to know, Meg?

I found her through Instagram and was so surprised and pumped when I saw that she became a stepmom to her three littles at the age of 21. She is now about 4 years into the game and I thought she’d be a perfect person to learn from and share her experiences.

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2 Things I Don't Have to Fight With My Kids Over Anymore

2 Things I Don't Have to Fight With My Kids Over Anymore

But here’s where I was getting lost. I was getting so frustrated if the kids didn’t do everything I said. I would get so frustrated with myself if I reacted in a not-so-great way to them misbehaving. I was getting so wound up, so tense about every little thing. Fighting over why my daughter needs to wear her jacket outside because it’s cold and even though she’s hot now, she’ll be cold once we walk out the door. Fighting with my son over why he needs to eat his lunch and just take one more bite.

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All You Need To Know About My Self Care Routine

All You Need To Know About My Self Care Routine

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.

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Single to Step Mom

Single to Step Mom

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.

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