Posts tagged my stepkid hates me
You don’t have to love your stepkid to be a good stepparent

As much as we're force-fed the bullshit assumption that every good stepparent unconditionally loves their stepkids from day one, that's NOT the typical experience. Love is a bonus, not a requirement.

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Make 2 cakes anyway

What do I do when my stepdaughter hates me, even after YEARS together? I keep trying, stepparents. Because this stepmom gig is the long con, and I am determined to rise above.

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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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