“A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.” -Pearl S. Buck My husband and I recently went on a road trip to White Sands, New Mexico, which is just over 6 hours from Phoenix. We make it a priority to go
The Stepmom Project WORKSHOP SERIES This 2-hour workshop will provide three things every stepmom needs: knowledge, strategies, and support for navigating your stepmother role. Topics include: stepfamily dynamics, discipline, and effective communication strategies. Space is limited to six participants. Presented by Elizabeth Mosaidis, Stepfamily Foundation Certified Coach and the author of The Stepmom Project and
“Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.” -Jennifer Smith Are you getting enough quality time with your partner? Do you have regular date nights? Or have your date nights been replaced by watching TV together on the couch? When was the last time you
Elizabeth Mosaidis was featured in the Most Inspiring Stories section of Voyage Phoenix Magazine. She shared her story of how she started The Stepmom Project. Read the complete story here!
In stepfamilies, we encounter times when we need to break bad news to someone- could be our children, stepchildren, or our spouse. Maybe we need to move to a new city or change the parenting schedule. No one likes to be the bearer of bad news, but how can we feel comfortable breaking bad news
“It’s not the load that breaks you down; it’s the way you carry it.” -Lou Holtz, American football player and coach One of the most common issues stepmoms have is overcoming overload. I’ve found that stepmoms are overwhelmed with trying to balance their stepmom role with their work life and social commitments. It’s impossible to
“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” -Wayne Dyer Considerable research has been done on the power of gratitude. We know that expressing gratitude has numerous benefits, such as reducing stress and improving sleep. In fact, according to a survey conducted by Janice Kaplan, author of
I was one of 98 women across the United States selected to take part in an incredible Maxx You Project Changing Room Experience through T.J. Maxx. The project is all about embracing change and supporting others through change. In my essay submission, I wrote about the changes I went through when I got married and
As stepmoms, it is inevitable that we’re going to be criticized. Our stepchildren’s mom may call our decisions into question, our stepchildren may criticize our cooking skills, or just the way we run our household in general. Even other parents on the soccer team can be critical of what we do or don’t do. Everyone
Elizabeth Mosaidis was featured in the September issue of Ranchers’ Roundup. Elizabeth shared her stepmom story, and discussed her services to support stepfamilies. She also talked about the fun event she coordinated with JesterZ Improv in honor of National Stepfamily Day. You can see her introduction to the show here. Read all about her below!