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Don’t Get Lazy in Marriage

Recently I’ve realized that I have gotten lazy in my marriage. I used to stop whatever I was doing and meet my husband at the front door when he got…

Laura Petherbridge Shares Encouragement for Stepmoms

Hey, stepmoms! If you are struggling as you try to be a good mom to your husband’s kids, if you love your husband but you sometimes wonder what you got…

The Best Valentine’s Day Gift

At this time of the year you probably find yourself on the same mission as everyone else: trying to find that perfect Valentine’s Day gift. Well, I just have to…

Holiday Tips for Blended Families

“I feel badly for my kids and stepkids during the holidays,” Amber, a stepmom explained. “They are shuffled between homes, unfamiliar traditions and stepfamily members. I can tell it’s stressful…

Letting Go of the Dream

“I’m so glad I attended your workshop,” stepmom Marissa shared with me. “The main thing I took away from the event was that I need to stop focusing on my…

Are Women Sick of Sex?

My book entitled SOS: Sick of Sex was written for women, but I am finding that many men are not only reading it, but also recommending it to other men…

“Honey, I Have a Nail In My Head!”

You know how a good talk with a girlfriend is like a bottle of Prozac on a sunny day when all you have to do is make it to your…

Sometimes the Answer is to Politely Resign

“Sometimes I feel like my stepchildren take advantage of me,” Melinda, a stepmother of three years stated. “I clean and cook for them, and try to help them keep their…

It Really Isn’t About the Nail

The video above has been viewed nearly three million times on YouTube in just a few short weeks. I think the reason is that everyone can see themselves in it….

6 Tips for a Stepmom to a Motherless Child

“Why doesn’t my mother love me? Why doesn’t she want to see me?” These are common cries from a motherless hurting child. For a variety of reasons the number of…

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