But, if your family is anything like mine, there was no bond at first sight and the “blending” part of a blended family was more like oil and water. At one point it was just us against the world and now one of “them” in the world is infiltrating “Us”. Can you imagine being stuck in between two of the most important people in your life? I contemplated many times if I would go through with marrying the most loving man I had ever known to preserve my son’s happiness and joy. I was willing to forfeit my own happiness for the happiness of my child.

In the beginning… I met my husband when our oldest daughter was 7 years old. Yes, I will refer to…

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It’s October 2016. Less than two years into our marriage, I’m five months pregnant and my husband starts dropping hints about the kids moving in. It wasn’t the first time he’d said this and quite frankly I thought he was just talking. I didn’t think it would ever actually come to fruition for a multitude of reasons: I didn’t think the kids would leave their mom and I didn’t think their mom would let them leave. I didn’t ask many questions, though, since I knew he wasn’t making the final decision. I figured he’d tell me what he knew when he knew it.