Posts tagged adjusting stepparenting expectations
What makes stepparenting so fucking hard?

Will stepparenting ever feel easier? Will blended family ever feel simple? And—most importantly—WHEN?? Just how long does it take to blend a family, anyway? Welp, I've got good news and bad news....

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Can parenting less make you a better stepparent?

If you disengage from your step kid and step back from stepparenting, could you actually become a better stepmom or stepdad? YEP. Disengaging can be an act of love that gives everyone in your blended family the room they need to blend.

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Does our blended family even count as a real family?

Ever feel like your blended family doesn't count as a “real” family? Yeah, that's me today.

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