Life of a Bonus Mom: Creating Your Bond without the Dad.

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.

Life of a Bonus Mom: Sports and your Support.

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.

McNab Arkansas: My first experience of feeling free!

I┬ácan 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┬áplace 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!

Life of a Bonus Mom: I am not the Friend.

” 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.

Life of a Bonus Mom: Holiday Seasons

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