“I’m too tired”. “Tomorrow” “Nothing is going to change” “I don’t have time for that” ” I have more important things to do first” Now I want you to take a moment and think back when is the time your thought those words above. Now I have a very important question to you. Was that response to something that you wanted to do for you? … Continue reading The Biggest Mistake You Will Make is Not Showing Up for YOU!
One of my favorite things to do is Bake. Something about the Summer approaching gets me in high drive baking mode. If you are just randomly finding yourself here on my blog site: Welcome ! You will find that cooking and baking is one of the elements I find to be an awesome bonding experience not just for a step mom and her gained kid … Continue reading Kiss Your Mama Bread Pudding Recipe
I was sitting in my office the other day and was in the middle of planning some family vacation when I got an invite to an event. Looking through it I was debating on attending and decided to go ahead and reserve me a spot. Now the event was being hosted by a friend of mines so later that day she called me and said … Continue reading Being Married: Your Plus One for Life!
I could be partial because I am a summer baby! Gemini baby with the Air as my element all day long; but Summer has this trifecta thing going on; you see it has the Weather, Food and the Vacations. Let’s start with the vacations. It’s pretty cool because the kiddos are out of school so there’s more family time right from the start. You are … Continue reading Summer is Coming!
Home away from home. I believe that is every hotel message to their guests. In my decades of traveling I have stayed at the most luxurious hotels and the most budget friendliest hotels. If I had to place an estimate of hotel stays in my travelling; I would be comfortable to say it has been over 300 days and nights. With that being said there … Continue reading T’s Threes : Hotel Stays – The Before, During and After
Roses. Reserved tables at her favorite restaurant. Maybe a home cooked meal. Her favorite perfume, scarf, shoes or handbag. From homemade gifts to expensive ones to any gestures in between, Mother’s Day is a very special day to celebrate Moms. For a Bonus mom it is also a day you share; not just with all the other moms; but with the mother of your gained … Continue reading Life of a Bonus Mom: How to handle Mother’s Day like a Boss!
I am unsure where the concept came from in regards to step moms being just the wife of the husband who is the dad. Sounds very Vulcan if you ask me. I mean logic; yes; a step mom is the wife of a dad. The issue is that the Bonus mom is also the new gained mom of the child of her husband. See how … Continue reading Life of a Bonus Mom: Creating Your Bond without the Dad.
There is this song by Jana Kramer called I Got the Boy. In the lyrics it goes: I got the first kiss and she’ll get the last She’s got the future, I got the past I got the class ring, she got the diamond and wedding band I got the boy, she got the man I mean this is true, many of us have been … Continue reading You knew him as your Ex. You don’t know him as my Man!
You have just stumbled on the secret magic formula of bonding with your step child. Yes that’s correct! Baking. One baking session and you will become Super Bonus Mom. You won’t believe how simple it will be. So that’s the blog! Get to baking. Okay Okay. Maybe it isn’t that magical. It might not even be that easy to get your gained child into the … Continue reading Life of a Bonus Mom: Bake and Bond!
The other day I was sitting around with a few ladies and we were discussing love life. Two of us were married and the two were living the single life. One of the single ladies made a comment ” I am so tired of dating, I can’t wait to get married so I don’t have to go on one more date!” The other married woman … Continue reading Just Married: And now I will be Dating Forever