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…

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…

Episode 76: Staying Afloat After You’ve Jumped Into The Deep End Of Stepmom Life

Today I'm talking to a veteran stepfamily coach and one of last year's Stepmom Summit speakers, Mindy Kyle. We are talking about how it feels when you realize you've gone from dating to the deep end of stepfamily life and feel like you are…

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…

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…

Episode 73: Whether You’d Do It All Again, with Beth McDonough of The Inclusive Stepmom

Today I’m talking to Beth McDonough, my partner in Stepfamily Magazine, which includes the Stepmom Summit, the Stepfamily Circle Membership, and our upcoming Stepmom Retreat (we still have one spot for you if you’re looking for a…

Episode 72: Cowgirl Power In Your Stepmom Life

I am so excited about today’s guest. She is a family friend of my husband Craig’s and has become a dear friend and mentor of mine. She happens to also be a stepmom and a Kickass one at that. This post contains affiliate links. For…

Bonus Episode: The Confident Stepmom Bootcamp!

In case no one told you, stepmom life can be really tough. But I’ve got your back in today’s bonus mini-episode. I’m excited to tell you about this free bootcamp I’m doing NEXT WEEK. This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while…

Episode 71: Being A Stepmom With Infertility

Today’s topic is one I haven’t talked much about before: stepmom infertility and the challenges around being a childless stepmom. Many stepmoms struggle with infertility and how to cope with being childless. I’ve spent a lot of…

Episode 70: How To Navigate Stepfamily Finances

Stepfamily finances and the issues around them are some of the most important but least talked about (at least in advance) landmines that must be navigated in a new blended family. When I met my husband, Craig, we talked about all kinds…

Episode 69: Handling Life Transitions – And Some Personal News

Dear stepmom, please know you are not alone when you’re overwhelmed by big life changes. Whether you’ve got kids moving away to school, you have a new job, or you’re just changing in your season of life, transitions can be tricky for…

Episode 68: Create A Coparenting Dynamic Your Kids Won’t Have To Recover From, with Michelle Dempsey

Michelle Dempsey-Multack likes to say that her mission in life is to help her clients ensure their children have a co-parenting experience they won’t need to recover from. And as a child of divorce who experienced a fairly terrible coparenting…

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…

Episode 66: How to be an Unbothered Stepmom, with Bee Chatman

If you're a new stepmom (or even a not-so-new stepmom) who has struggled, today's guest will speak to you. Because I'm talking to a stepmom coach about how to find your footing. My guest this week is Bee Chatman, a stepmom coach and…

Episode 65: Be BOLD When Your Relationship Is In Crisis, With Jessica Frew

If you've ever felt like you've gotten lost in your relationship or your stepfamily, today's conversation will resonate with you. My guest is relationship crisis coach, Jessica Frew. Jessica is an expert at helping her clients deal with…