Posts tagged control is an illusion
Why everyone in a blended family needs to let go of "should"

Is hanging onto your idea of how your stepkids "should" act or how a stepparent "should" feel about their stepkids keeping you from enjoying your blended family as-is? Don't get so bogged down by ideas of how your blended family is supposed to be (according to... what standards exactly?) that you lose sight of the awesome family you already are.

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Stepparents, you gotta pick your battles

As a stepparent, you can't fight every fight. Choose your battles wisely and learn when letting go is the better option for you, your stepkid, and your blended family.

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