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Stepmom Impostor Syndrome

Do I belong here? Am I good enough to be here? Do I deserve to be here? You may have asked yourself these questions the first time you attended a Parent/Teacher conference. Or the first time you helped out at Girl Scouts. Or when you met all the soccer team parents. Maybe you felt like

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Life-Changing Lessons from The Choice

“Our painful experiences aren’t a liability–they’re a gift. They give us perspective and meaning, an opportunity to find our unique purpose and our strength.” -Dr. Edith Eger I recently finished reading The Choice, a book full of hope and inspiration. Dr. Edith Eger, the author, shares her story of surviving Auschwitz. Although she suffers so

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The Meaning of Family

Guest post by author Karen Struck What does family mean to you?  Today’s definition of family means something different to each and every one of us. My favorite definition of family is quoted by an unknown author: “Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who

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Top 3 Books for Stepmom Support

Stepmoms often ask me about my recommendations for the best books for stepmom support. My first reaction is to tell them I think it’s great that they are reaching out and being proactive about finding support. It’s better to start looking for resources in the beginning instead of waiting until you’re really struggling. Regardless, one

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