I can’t count the number of times a single mom has declared that it is easier to date a single dad than it is to date a single man especially if you are looking for a long term commitment. I always wondered is it really? Sure it’s easier to hit it off, understand each… Continue reading Single moms dating single dads, are you prepared?
At 25 years of age I met the man who I would later call my husband. Of course I had no idea back then, it was not love at first sight or anything like that. Well at least not for me. Before we even became an item he was very open with me about being… Continue reading Dating a single dad? Here’s what you need to know
Children are at the very center of any new blended family. They tend to get forgotten because the couple is so in love, optimistic and ready to start the new life with their new partner. It’s important to always remember that all step-families are born out of loss. The new couple lost a husband/wife and… Continue reading From Single to Married with Kids… Understanding your not so enthusiastic stepchildren
I remember when I started dating. It was only a matter of time before I discovered just how difficult it is. Now when you have children it is downright complicated. Everyone is involved, and I mean everyone. There is you and your partner. The kids are engaged, at least on some level, even when you… Continue reading The single parent and dating
So you knew your spouse had children before you met them. Now what? Most people do not think about the next move in the game. They are clueless about just how different stepfamilies are to biological families. They jump in with the mentality that all will be well, that they will apply the knowledge from… Continue reading Top 5 things that all stepparents have to deal with
Imagine if you had to put together a 1000 piece puzzle. You are shown the picture on the box and the pieces are poured out for you to put it together. You are then blindfolded and told that the picture you were shown doesn’t fit the pieces that you are working with. And the guy… Continue reading Start with the end in mind