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A Challenge: Just Meet Her!  ||  Our old grievances can change in an instant when we simply open to the other… and listen.  WHAT IF… the divorced mom or stepmom is just as baffled by you—as you are by her?  Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/a-challenge-just-meet-her/

A Challenge: Just Meet Her! || Our old grievances can change in an instant when we simply open to the other… and listen. WHAT IF… the divorced mom or stepmom is just as baffled by you—as you are by her? Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/a-challenge-just-meet-her/

Parental Alienation And Building A Bond That Lasts  ||  Parental alienation is a term that gets used a lot in blended family circles. If you’re worried the other house is badmouthing your family, insulting your home, or calling you and your spouse by your first names, you may be familiar with the concept. Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/parental-alienation-bonding/

Parental Alienation And Building A Bond That Lasts || Parental alienation is a term that gets used a lot in blended family circles. If you’re worried the other house is badmouthing your family, insulting your home, or calling you and your spouse by your first names, you may be familiar with the concept. Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/parental-alienation-bonding/

Food Wars – Stepfamily Style  ||  Mothering is a deeply personal role, a role that centres around our sense of self and our ability to care for our loved ones.  Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/food-wars-stepfamily-style/

Food Wars – Stepfamily Style || Mothering is a deeply personal role, a role that centres around our sense of self and our ability to care for our loved ones. Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/food-wars-stepfamily-style/

For The Love Of Books  ||  You don’t walk into a marriage with kids and love the kids automatically. Yes, I know the mythology of step parenting says that a good step mom will immediately love her husband’s children but like most myths that is just not the case. Relationships must be built first with bricks of time and common interests…  Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/for-the-love-of-books/

For The Love Of Books || You don’t walk into a marriage with kids and love the kids automatically. Yes, I know the mythology of step parenting says that a good step mom will immediately love her husband’s children but like most myths that is just not the case. Relationships must be built first with bricks of time and common interests… Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/for-the-love-of-books/

Why We Walk  ||  Raising children is no easy feat. Getting through life is hard and exhausting and tends to wear us all out from time to time. Yet, life is easy. You wake up day after day still alive. Still breathing, because you do that automatically. Still pumping blood to your brain and your muscles because your heart works automatically too.  Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/why-we-walk/

Why We Walk || Raising children is no easy feat. Getting through life is hard and exhausting and tends to wear us all out from time to time. Yet, life is easy. You wake up day after day still alive. Still breathing, because you do that automatically. Still pumping blood to your brain and your muscles because your heart works automatically too. Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/why-we-walk/


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What To Expect When You Weren’t Expecting… A Stepmom  ||  Maybe you experienced a long, slow slide towards divorce. The communication dwindled. The awesome sex became lost in the tidal wave of daily life demands. It was always one thing after another with the kids. Or perhaps you were unlucky enough to be blind-sided by the sting of infidelity.  Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/what-to-expect-when-you-werent-expecting-a-stepmom/

What To Expect When You Weren’t Expecting… A Stepmom || Maybe you experienced a long, slow slide towards divorce. The communication dwindled. The awesome sex became lost in the tidal wave of daily life demands. It was always one thing after another with the kids. Or perhaps you were unlucky enough to be blind-sided by the sting of infidelity. Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/what-to-expect-when-you-werent-expecting-a-stepmom/

I recently attend a presentation by a Frank Ostaseski;  a respected expert in the field of death and dying and founder of The Metta Institute.  The powerful presentation offered much to ruminate on, but one phrase resonated with particular meaning for me.  “Rest where you are”. Coping with our hectic life, with the added stresses …

I recently attend a presentation by a Frank Ostaseski; a respected expert in the field of death and dying and founder of The Metta Institute. The powerful presentation offered much to ruminate on, but one phrase resonated with particular meaning for me. “Rest where you are”. Coping with our hectic life, with the added stresses …

If anger is going to be the overarching force behind today’s feminist movement, then count me out. I just prefer being happy.

If anger is going to be the overarching force behind today’s feminist movement, then count me out. I just prefer being happy.

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How To Greet The Stepmom Or Ex-Wife At The Door When The Kids Swap Houses  ||  So the mom or stepmom is here to pick up the kids and it’s usually… awkward. Whether you like this person or not, it’s in the best interests of the children and your stress levels and sanity to make this as positive an experience as possible. With the right perspective and some basic manners... Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/how-to-greet-the-stepmom-or-ex-wife-at-the-door-when-the-kids-swap-houses/

How To Greet The Stepmom Or Ex-Wife At The Door When The Kids Swap Houses || So the mom or stepmom is here to pick up the kids and it’s usually… awkward. Whether you like this person or not, it’s in the best interests of the children and your stress levels and sanity to make this as positive an experience as possible. With the right perspective and some basic manners... Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/how-to-greet-the-stepmom-or-ex-wife-at-the-door-when-the-kids-swap-houses/

The Day I Forgave My Daughter’s Step Mom  ||  I remember the moment like it was yesterday. I was at the car dealership getting an oil change last March. The TV was on in the waiting room, but a horrible buzzing sound diluted the sound of the talk show that was on and it was driving me crazy. Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/the-day-i-forgave-my-daughters-step-mom/

The Day I Forgave My Daughter’s Step Mom || I remember the moment like it was yesterday. I was at the car dealership getting an oil change last March. The TV was on in the waiting room, but a horrible buzzing sound diluted the sound of the talk show that was on and it was driving me crazy. Read more... http://mendingthenest.com/the-day-i-forgave-my-daughters-step-mom/

Killer Kittens   Domestic cats kill billions of birds and mammals every year, making them a top threat to US wildlife.    http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/34211/title/Killer-Kittens/

Killer Kittens Domestic cats kill billions of birds and mammals every year, making them a top threat to US wildlife. http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/34211/title/Killer-Kittens/

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