Is it me or does it seem as if kids today spend more time at home on school breaks than actually being in school? Honestly, it feels as if my family and I were just spending the Christmas and New Years holiday together and my stepdaughter has had not one, but two breaks since then. Here are a few fun ideas that you can use to plan spring break and mid-term activities for your stepchild.
I’ve only been a stepmother for a little over a year so I’m clearly no expert on how to completely get over feeling rejected at times in my new family. However, there are a few things I’ve learned over the course of dating someone with two children and becoming a stepparent and I want to share those with you.
I recently attended my stepdaughter’s school play, Annie, and learned a lot as a stepmother and wife. This was the first play production that my stepdaughter’s high school has put on. As with any new experience in my recent stepparenting world, I had no clue what to expect. Here’s what I went through, learned and want to share with other stepparents to help them if they are worried about attending their stepchild’s school events.
I have found so many useful ways to take advantage of my slow cooker. It is a huge time saver that allows me to do so much more during the evenings. In a previous post, I discussed 3 Simple Ways to Benefit from Your Slow Cooker. Besides saving time, you also save money and it motivates you to plan your meal ahead of time and be more organized when planning your meals.
As this year ends and a new year begins, we all begin to think of what we want to accomplish in the new year. We begin to make New Year’s resolutions and try our best to stick with them. Sometimes we resolve to accomplish the same things each year: lose weight, self-improvement, quit smoking, better financial decisions, the list goes on. Unfortunately, it is estimated about 50% of persons fail their resolutions after 3 months and 60% after 6 months. That’s because it’s easy to set objectives but difficult to achieve them. However, I’ll share a few tips that have helped me accomplish my New Year’s goals.
Some step-parents feel uncomfortable attending their stepchildren’s school events. Here are some tips that have helped me answer this question along with bible scriptures that can help encourage you.