Blended Family Frappé
Blended Family Frappé
Helping stepparents find some kinda zen.
 
 

Feel like a third wheel iN your own family?

You are definitely not alone. Pull up a chair here next to your people and get comfy.

 
 
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Help for STEPPARENTS IRL

This ain’t no Brady Bunch, folks. Out here in the real world, stepparenting is a damn tough gig.

And feeling lost or frustrated in your new role does NOT make you wicked. It just makes you human.

Becoming a stepparent is a process! Find out which stage you're in to help you understand your emotions and work your way through to finally enjoying stepparenting peace.

Becoming a stepparent is a process! Find out which stage you're in to help you understand your emotions and work your way through to finally enjoying stepparenting peace.

Parental alienation syndrome (PAS) affects stepparents too! Not to mention your entire blended family. Here’s deeper dive into the realities of stepkids with PAS, including some personal parental alienation examples from our own family. Oh, plus more resources. Gobs & gobs of resources.

Parental alienation syndrome (PAS) affects stepparents too! Not to mention your entire blended family. Here’s deeper dive into the realities of stepkids with PAS, including some personal parental alienation examples from our own family. Oh, plus more resources. Gobs & gobs of resources.

It might sound counterintuitive, but parenting your stepkid less can be an act of love that gives everyone in your blended family the room they need to blend.

It might sound counterintuitive, but parenting your stepkid less can be an act of love that gives everyone in your blended family the room they need to blend.

 
Is hanging onto your idea of how your stepkids "should" act or what a stepparent’s role "should" be keeping you from enjoying your blended family as-is?

Is hanging onto your idea of how your stepkids "should" act or what a stepparent’s role "should" be keeping you from enjoying your blended family as-is?

Even as a single parent myself, I had no idea how complicated dating a guy with a kid was gonna be. These tips can help set you and your future blended family up for success as you become a stepparent.

Even as a single parent myself, I had no idea how complicated dating a guy with a kid was gonna be. These tips can help set you and your future blended family up for success as you become a 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.

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.