The Blended Tribe

My Purpose

I want to let you all know why I’m here!
My entire purpose for the blog/social media is to let other stepfamilies know that they are NOT alone in this journey.
Early on in my second marriage, I questioned what the hell did I sign up for?!

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LOSE YOU TO LOVE ME

  This song speaks to me.  I’m not part of the Gomez fan club or anything, but a friend shared this song with me and it home for me.  Listen, and you will get it! 

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THIS IS US.

Right here is our family, The Blended Tribe. He had two kids, and I had two kids. We turned our two separate families into one blended mess over three years ago now. There is a lot of love and a lot of heartaches that go into keeping a stepfamily together.

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3 Years—Happy Anniversary!

He is my partner in crime, the man that challenges me daily. We don’t have a perfect life, and we have our challenges and struggles just like everyone else. The important thing is that we

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Guest Post: Meet The Norman Crew

  How did you and your spouse meet and how long have you been married? Back in 2013, in our “previous lives” I used to kick my husband’s tail in the gym. I was his

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Guest Post: Co-parenting by Lauren McKinley

  The past seven years of my life have looked a little something like this: happy marriage and sweet baby … turned affair, betrayal, and double life … skip to divorce, grief, and healing …

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Blended Family: From a Husband’s Point of View

**DISCLAIMER** The statements in this post are solely my opinions and are not of or directed at the character of any individual(s).  They are simply my perceptions of my own experiences as a parent/stepparent in

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BE GRATEFUL FOR THE CHALLENGE

I listened to a great message yesterday. It hit me hard especially after having a very revealing week. We went to our counseling session on Tuesday, and it was a doozy for me. The counselor

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DON’T GET PLAYED BY YOUR KIDS!

When your step kid talks crap about the weekend with his other parent, we tell him to stop talking badly about his other parent, and he says “it’s ok because he does the same thing

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Happy ♥ Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!!  Lot’s of love to you all ♥     ♥ The Blended Tribe

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