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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Our Happy Divorce

OUR HAPPY DIVORCE-I didn’t realize there could be such a thing as a happy divorce until I had the joy of reading this book written by once married Nikki DeBartolo and Benjamin Heldfond. What I

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Keep It Simple.

Words to live by ↓    

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Mother’s Day Countdown

Now that Easter is over….next up….MOTHER’S DAY! Oh, the joy of Mother’s Day as a Stepmom. I have two kids of my own, so Mother’s Day isn’t as difficult for me as it is for

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Track Meet

Cole and Gracie had the first track meet that they both participated in last week.  So naturally, we made them take an embarrassing picture together where they look like they get along 🙂 Parenting is

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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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Goodbye 2018!

Two thousand eighteen was a good year. Am I happy to see it go…..yes!

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ONE OF MY BIGGEST MISTAKES SO FAR AS A PARENT

I’m a pretty decent Mom, and I know this. I’m certainly able to admit when and where I’ve made some mistakes along the way. Here is one of my biggest mistakes so far as a parent.

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Save Your Drama For Your Mama!

Anybody else guilty of saying that you are tired of the drama? I know I have said it before.  I’ve put an end to the emotional participation, and it was the best thing that I’ve

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Happy 4th of July 🇺🇸

Hope you all had a safe and fun 4th of July!! We had our usual neighborhood fun with friends, family, a bike parade, and incredible food. I love our village tribe. We have some pretty

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