Stepmomming. verb. for when a brave woman marries a handsome father and helps raise his child/ren after divorce from their likely insecure and unwelcoming mother
Its not easy. And most don’t and won’t understand. Perspective, humor, and talking "real" to our StepMom sisters help keep us sane.
Listen up, beautiful StepMama - you’re doing great. Your job is WAY hard. Its an undefined role in a system that existed before you. You’re already a hero in our book.
Inherently being on the “outside” of other tribes is part of our reality: the family tribe that existed before you, the tribe of mom friends... perhaps even the tribe of women in your own family.
Everyone needs a tribe. So welcome to yours, girl. xo
Featured Inspiration: How your Hubs can Help
This article is a go-to for so many StepMoms. Our hubbys love us and they want to help us feel that we belong - but let's face it - sometimes they have no idea how. This article, written by the husband of a StepMom is simple and helpful for them. It will help you realize how normal your feelings are given your situation, and it can help strengthen the partnership between the two of you in this journey. Read it, love it, then send it to your Hubs. xo