Entries by Cameron Normand

Episode 84: Healing Family Trauma, with Abbey Williams

How to break the cycle of relational trauma Today I’m talking to Abbey Williams, LSW about estrangements and healing to break the cycle of generational trauma. Abbey spoke at our recent Stepmom Summit (the Summit is over but you can still access the presentations for a few more days with an Ultimate Access Pass) About […]

Episode 80: Hey Stepmom, Stop Comparing Yourself!

Let’s Get Comfortable . . . In Your Own Skin. Today’s episode is about getting more comfortable in your own skin. Specifically as it relates to your partner’s ex and comparing yourself to her. This is something that I hear ALL THE TIME from stepmoms. And it can take various forms. It can be overt, […]

Episode 79: The People Pleaser’s Guide To Coparenting

This post has affiliate links. For more about what that means, click here. Are you a people pleaser? If so, this episode is for YOU. Our guest today has been here before, back on episode 61. And she recently published her first book, The People Pleaser’s Guide to Coparenting Well. About Mikki: Mikki Gardner is […]

Episode 78: Is It Normal To Feel Like This?

In today’s episode, I’m answering your questions! I put out a call before the holidays for questions and boy, did you respond! I’m so excited to tackle these and hope today is just the first of many Q&A episodes. Today’s question is from Lauren, who wants to know if feeling like an outsider ever really […]

10 Tips To Make Your Relationship A Priority

If I asked you whether your relationship is your top priority, what would you say? If you said yes . . . did you mean it? When was the last time you and your spouse had some alone time and talked about your feelings? Really connected. Discussed your hopes or your dreams. Or even just […]

Episode 77: When Your Expectations Fall Flat

Today I’m talking to another veteran stepfamily coach, Amelia Lane, all about how to get “okay” with it when you realize your expectations do not line up with your stepfamily reality. Amelia has been a guest expert inside the Stepfamily Circle membership, which you can learn more about HERE. And she’s got some great insights […]

Episode 75: Can Stepmom And Mom Really Be Besties?

In this episode, I’m talking to a rockstar in the influencer marketing world, but one who also happens to be a stepmom and has one of the best relationships with her stepchildren’s mom that I’ve ever seen. Sarah Boyd and I actually met sitting next to each other at a dinner hosted by a mutual […]

Episode 74: New Year, New Stepmom Inspiration

It’s a brand new year and we’re back with all new episodes! Today, we’re talking about the new beginnings that come with a new year. To include word of the year. And resolutions. We’re talking about the differences between stepfamily life and first-family life and why they matter. AND I’m going to fill you in […]

Episode 67: How To Stepmom At Any Age, With Barb Goldberg

Last week, we talked about new stepmoms – This week, I’m chatting with one of the OG stepmom coaches, Barb Goldberg, about how to stepmom through life’s transitions. I’ve known Barb, aka the “evil stepmother,” for several years. She’s an accomplished writer, executive, and coach, and has been one of our most popular speakers at […]