Stepmoms get such a bad rap. Most of the time they are forgotten about, hated on, or misunderstood. I am lucky enough to have a stepmom that is pretty awesome. She came into my life when I was at the tender age of 15, and I know that my positive view of her was because […]
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Father. Dad. Daddy. Pops. Papa. Papi. It is more than a title. It is a gift you give your child. A gift that keeps on giving through all stages of your child’s life. Subconsciously, we date, engage, and marry someone sharing characteristics of our parents, whether they were present or absent. I am blessed with a great father. This fact gave me […]
I cringe when people praise me as a mother I don’t believe I am great, by any stretch, though I know I do my best and that is what counts. A significant hardship for me is stepping back, out of the role of “mom” for even a few minutes at a time. As exhausted or […]
My stepfather was the best man I knew. He was my dad and my best friend. He raised me as one of his own since I was a little tyke. I used to draw people on the bottom of his feet while watching television. I used to listen to oldies with him all the time. […]
Dad, now that I am a parent, I look at you in a new light. I see first-hand the struggles that you faced and ran from. I see how much work it takes to maintain a marriage and that you could not find the strength to do it yourself. I see how hard it was […]
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