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The “Normal” Step Family

Recently, while in an airport I overheard two women discussing someone they know who is part of a step family. I wasn’t trying to listen, but they were right next…

What Your Husband REALLY Needs!

There are books written on the subject there are even amazing posts written on the subject of how to inspire your husband.  And while all of these useful, informative words and…

Stompin’ On the Stepmonster

You would think after 26 years as a step mother there wouldn’t be anything new to learn. Wrong. It all began when we decided to update our last will and…

“Help, I Don’t Like My Child!”

Ok, right now I just don’t like my child. It’s been a really bad stretch and nothing seems to help. I feel like I am the worst mother in the…

Weddings and the Step family

“My step daughter and I have had a great relationship for over 12 years,” the woman shared. “She is planning her wedding, and I assumed I would be included. But…

MomLife Today with The Money Saving Mom’s Budget

In this special video of MomLife Today from the FamilyLife Love Like You Mean It Marriage Cruise, Tracey Eyster and Dannah Gresh talk with Crystal Paine about her new book,…

The Christmas Photo — What’s a Step family to do?

“My mom wants to have a new family picture taken for Christmas,” Tanya shared. “She updates the photo every few years and sends it with her Christmas cards.” “Everything was…

The No More Headaches Challenge!

Don’t know about you, but Liz Sanchez’ December 2010 post, “Take The Pretty Nightie Challenge,” may be the most talked about MomLife Today post in the Gresh house. Take it from a woman whose husband accuses her of being a hoodie-aholic (but only at bedtime), it’s a good thing to consider the concept of putting on something pretty now and then despite the fact that you’re sure you’ll freeze to death. (I took Liz’s challenge and wore something pretty to bed for a month and I did not freeze to death. I am, in fact, still alive!) The Pretty Nightie Challenge certainly ignited a few confessional conversations amongst me and my girlfriends. I might have even bought and shipped a somewhat pretty nightie to one of my fellow MomLife Today bloggers. (She shall remain nameless.)

Shaunti Feldhahn Discusses Respect at Home

Shaunti Feldhahn recently wrote a book about respect in the workplace, but she has a few things to stay about respect at home as well! Respect at home is huge–especially…

Conflict in Marriage is Like Peeling an Onion

Do you know the unwinnable game at your local kids’ pizza place — the one where the machine pops up cylinder-shaped objects that the contestant must beat back down as fast…

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