In my teenage years and through college, I had a pretty clear vision for what my first home was going to be. I was imagining a small apartment or a little townhouse, something in a big bustling city with very little square footage. What I was not expecting was a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house partially attached to a restaurant in a part of Pennsylvania that I had never visited let alone wanted to live in. Oh, and to make matters worse, it was the house my husband shared with his ex-wife and their children. Talk about an interesting start to marriage and my new family.Read More
My first experience as a mom was when I became a step-mom!
When I married my husband, I became a step-mother to three children. During that time in our lives, custody was a scary subject. Both sides of the divorce were still living in chaos, trying to pursue healing, and create a new normal. It definitely took a toll on the kids. The greatest heartbreak, in my opinion, was the 2 1/2-year-old that was stuck in the middle. She had no idea what it was like to have both parents living under the same roof and, to her, chaos was a normal part of life.Read More
What challenge are you facing that has your heart crippled with fear? Is it a child custody battle? A failing marriage? A disrespectful teenager? What challenge are you facing right now that you can let God work through you?Read More
As of today, we are coming up on three years of custody stuff, and I finally feel like I’m allowing myself to begin the healing process. Oh, if only I could do it over again with what I am learning now, things would be much different. If you find yourself along for a similar ride, let me give you a few helpful ways to cope with a custody battle, that I learned after the fact:Read More
Did you know that we were featured on Chrystal Evans Hurst podcast, “Chrystal’s Chronicles”, last week? What were we talking about? Blended Families of course! Founder, Rachel G. Scott, had the opportunity to share wisdom, insight, and resources on Chrystal’s Chronicles podcast.Read More
When Roger and I started talking about marriage, we talked about it being the biggest priority in our home, even over the children. (Now, before you hit the little red X on this article with the fury of a thousand suns, hear me out. That was a hard sentence to write.Read More
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