Category: Build Community with Family

How Fear Destroys Your Stepfamily Connections...

Ep 85 – How Fear Destroys Your Stepfamily Connections…

Let’s kick things off by shining a light under the bed and exposing those monsters of fear and doubt that so often accompany the understanding that stepparenting is hard. It’s no secret that stepparenting is hard, and it’s easy to start telling ourselves stories about why our stepkids won’t like us or why we’ll never fit in with our new extended family. But here’s the truth: these situations are tough because they’re new and complex, not because we’re destined to fail.

Post-Holiday Stepfamily Respite

Ep 77 – Post-Holidays Stepfamily Respite

As we all know, the holidays can be a rollercoaster of emotions. For high-achieving tech moguls, balancing the demands of a successful career with the intricacies of family life can be, well, a juggling act. And for my dedicated teachers, the complexities of co-parenting and blending families can sometimes feel like a never-ending lesson plan. Let’s dive into why self-care is essential in these scenarios.