How To Be More Confident

How To Find Your Confidence When It Feels Like It Doesn’t Exist Let me be upfront with you right now. I’m not going to tell you to do affirmations or stand tall while you talk to yourself in the mirror, or to go challenge yourself and introduce yourself to random people you don’t know. No – […]

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How I paid off my $24000 divorce debt in 16 months - This Blended Home of Mine

How I Paid My $24,000 Divorce Debt in 16 Months After my ex-husband and I separated, I was left with all the family debt – all of it. But hang on – before I let you think he was a horrible person, I should say that he wasn’t. You can read more here and here. […]

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5 Surprising Perks of Co-Parenting

Finding the Silver Lining in Co-Parenting This is a guest post by writer and blogger, Carolyn Laba from Carolyn Laba, about the silver linings she has found in co-parenting. I didn’t become a parent to only see my child half the time. I didn’t ask to be a sometimes-mom. I gave birth to my son […]

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20 Simple Ways to Love Yourself

There are days when my anxiety gets the better of me I feel completely bogged down. When this happens, I hide away in my bedroom cave, draw the curtains shut, cover my head with a pillow, and hide from the world. Note: This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click through and make […]

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10 Hilarious Posts for Super Exhausted Parents

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50 Free Activities for the Family to Enjoy


50 Free Activities for the Family to Enjoy Friday has to be my favorite day of the week – okay, probably after Saturday and Sunday! But I do love it as I get giddy thinking of what the weekend will bring for me and the family. Note: This post contains affiliate links – at no […]

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4 Proven Tips for Connecting with your Step-children

This post contains affiliate links. See my affiliate disclosure here. As if raising a family is not hard enough; let’s add raising a happily blended family to that. This is the part where I tip my hat off to all step parents out there. They are the beautiful people who raise our children as a choice. […]

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3 Easy Rules when Dealing with Blended Family Birthdays and Occasions

3 Easy Rules for Blended Families to Remember When Celebrating Birthdays Blended Family Tips

This post may contain affiliate links. See my affiliate disclosure here My daughter celebrated her 12th birthday on the weekend. She opted for a low key celebration – invited some of her girl friends from school and watched a movie, danced to their own kind of music, and believe or not, sang to some karaoke! […]

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10 Signs In Your Marriage You Should Not Ignore

Is Your Marriage Working? It is likely that you are reading this because you are 1 – unhappy in your marriage, 2 – thinking about a separation, or 3 – you have been through it. Note: This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click through and make a purchase, I will get […]

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How to Support Your Children When Your Separation is Not Amicable

What to do when your separation is not amicable - This Blended Home of Mine

When my ex husband and I separated – it was a disaster Nothing prepared me for the lengths that he would take to be difficult. I initiated our separation. I said I would be honest right? So here it is. I met someone else. While I didn’t physically cheat on my ex; I did so, […]

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