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!
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.
Early mornings to out of town meets. When I became a Bonus Mom my life expanded a little into the sports world with my newly gained daughter Uni. Prior to becoming her Bonus Mom I had already started to share the gymnastics practices on Saturdays with my husband when she was went us. Part of this was so that we could add another layer to … Continue reading Life of a Bonus Mom: Sports and your Support.
I can remember when I was young, around 7 or 8, of my times down my Granny Joyce house in McNab, Arkansas. McNab with the population of 65, was the first place I can remember feeling authentically free. In McNab, right off a main highway road on vast acres where three homes. There was the brick home that Poppa George and Granny Alyweiser (my great-grandfather and great-grandmother), … Continue reading McNab Arkansas: My first experience of feeling free!
” I just want to be their friend” . I have heard this from stepparents countless times. I have even heard this from parents. I personally have always found it strange for any adult to want to be friends with a child. Now the definition for friend is a person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive … Continue reading Life of a Bonus Mom: I am not the Friend.
My family calls me Martha Stewart . I am that person that loves making memories. I love it all; making homemade desserts and food to hot chocolate. I love playing Holiday music while the decorations are being put up. I am the one that’s always grabbing a camera to freeze in time one moment of being happy and around loved ones. There’s so many crazy … Continue reading Life of a Bonus Mom: Holiday Seasons