the blended family for beginners

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take a deep breath and let it go

take a deep breath and let it go

Never in my wildest imaginings did I think that I would be taking advice from Justin Beiber.  I mean, what is even with that? But here I am, admitting my shame and sharing it with the world.  It’s funny how stuff penetrates your subconscious isn’t […]

just call me monica geller

just call me monica geller

I have a conscious awareness that when it comes to my home and how clean and tidy it is I’m definitely on the extreme end of the Monica Geller Scale of Anal. I just can’t help it, and I think it comes from so many […]

laundry as therapy? not as crazy as it sounds

laundry as therapy? not as crazy as it sounds

Call me crazy but I love to do laundry. Love it. There is something so satisfying in transforming a pile of worn, dirty clothes or linen into crisp, fresh clean things to wear and sleep on.  I love how it looks hanging on my line […]

four little things that have helped me find my stepmum groove

four little things that have helped me find my stepmum groove

There’s no doubt about it, being a stepmum to three kids under 12 is one of the toughest gigs I’ve ever had – and I’ve had cancer.  So I guess that’s saying something.  Having said that, all of the angst that goes along with these sometimes […]

The ex-wife Files – Part I

The ex-wife Files – Part I

If you’re thinking that any part of this blog is going to be me spewing vitriol about the ex-wife, then I’m very sorry but you’ve got the wrong girl.  And this is not because I just don’t want to say anything bad about her in case she reads this (which […]

stepmotherhood for beginners

stepmotherhood for beginners

If only blended families came with some kind of handy manual that is presented to you in a red-carpet ceremony the day you become a stepmother.  Actually I’m not sure really how useful it would be because every family dynamic is different and what works […]