Tag: Mindset

Skip the Blended Family Co-Parenting Learning Curve ...

Ep 87 – Skip the Blended Family Co-Parenting Learning Curve …

Have you ever lay awake at the end of a long day feeling, yet another one fades into memory, and you find yourself tossing and turning, unable to shake off the weight of the past 18 hours. The arguments with your spouse, the tension with your kids, the looming conflicts — it’s become the norm, and you’re tired of it. You crave a life filled with joy, where everyone feels at ease, especially your children. Let’s explore how you can step into blended family co-parenting harmony.

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The Secret to Eliminating Power Struggles in Stepfamilies

Ep 86 – The Secret to Eliminating Power Struggles in Stepfamilies

You found yourself in yet another power struggle with your stepchild, tensions rising between you and your partner as the familiar argument about discipline reared its head. You, feeling isolated and defeated, spent another night tossing and turning, replaying the same scenes like a Groundhog Day movie.

Can you relate? If you said “Yes,” you’re not alone!

We’re diving deep into the misunderstood realm of power struggles in blended families.

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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.

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Can Mindful Mourning Boost Stepfamily Harmony?

Ep 81 – Can Mindful Mourning Boost Stepfamily Harmony?

I’ve been through it all, just like you. I understand the overwhelming emotions that come with blending families on top of having the navigate the general business of life. And yes, it can be tough. But here’s the thing – mourning mindfully allows you to create a space where you can feel the pain without it consuming you. It’s about embracing the heavy emotions when needed but also giving yourself the grace to step away and focus on joy, laughter, and connection.

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