Boost your Energy

Mother… step-mother… wife…. employee… volunteer… friend… client… any of these describe you?  All of them?  Worn all of those hats already today?  No wonder you’re worn out! Moms today are busier than ever.  Not sure how it happened.  We balance so many things, and most of us, whether we work outside the home or not, […]

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When Kids Don’t Fit In

Growing up is not easy.  Remember the preteen years, learning how to express your individuality while not attracting the wrong kind of attention?  Examining the kids in a blended family sometimes feels like looking at a science experiment through a microscope.   You can see the individual life forms wiggling around, sometimes bonding together, other times […]

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Eat Less Crap

We haven’t been fair to our children.  My husband and I have been learning to eat clean over the past year, and do a pretty good job sticking to it.  Yet when you look at my grocery cart you wouldn’t know it.  There are still boxes of hot pockets and chicken nuggets and macaroni ‘n […]

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Hit the Road

I’m on a family road trip… without my family!  Well, without my husband and kids.  I am riding across the country with my parents.  Why would a grown woman subject herself to a car trip with PARENTS?  Two big reasons… It’s never too late to bond! If you have a blended family you know that […]

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Love is Playful

We’re working on having a better marriage.  We’re working on blending our family.  We’re working on getting closer to God, becoming healthier and debt free, spending more time with friends and family… sounds like we’re doing an awful lot of WORK! If you have a blended family, chances are you feel pretty overworked too.  February […]

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