We’re Not All Wicked
Getting Real with Shadra Bruce My husband and I met online. That’s not unusual these days, but in 1997, it was a rarer occurrence. We met in an AOL chat room – a place I was spending more and more time as my marriage fell apart. Dave was a divorced dad with full...
If you want to be a family, just be one. You could change a child’s life by taking the “step” out of parenting. My mother (step-mother) changed mine.
Getting Real With Shadra Bruce No matter where you are on the journey of stepparenting, there are moments when you stop and wonder what you've signed on for. I've compiled a list of resources here to help, and I'm always happy to talk to stepmoms and potential...
Communication is key when raising a child, and can perhaps be even more crucial when in a blended family.
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My definition of family has changed quite a bit over the course of my life, but never more than it has changed since the last election.
Kids are constantly told to reign it in because duh. Can’t have my toddler smacking everybody she disagrees with. At the same time, the emotion is so real. If our kids are constantly squashing their anger, they aren’t learning how to communicate it to others.