Broken Ornaments Better Than Broken Hearts

Broken Ornaments Better Than Broken Hearts

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce Opening Christmas presents might be what the kids look forward to the most, but it’s decorating the tree together that builds memories that last. If you celebrate Christmas, it’s likely your kids are already bouncing off the walls with...
Is Your Mama a Step-Mama?

Is Your Mama a Step-Mama?

Getting Real With Elizabeth Sanchez They say you don’t really appreciate your parents until you become a parent yourself. I fully experienced that feeling twice. Not because I gave birth to two children, which I did, but because I became a step-parent and then later...
StepMom Reflections

StepMom Reflections

by Shadra Bruce June 15, 2011. Today, my two youngest stepkids will turn 21. I’ve had the privilege of being a part of their lives since just before their 7th birthdays. Their bio mom gave up her share of custody when they were 5, and my husband Dave was doing a great...