10 Parenting Memes That Will Make Even Exhausted Parents Laugh Out Loud

Parents United You’re tired. Am I right? I get it. It happens. In fact, I told you recently, that I resigned from the mom hustle. That’s why I’m giving you 10 Parenting Memes That Will Make Even Exhausted Parents Laugh Out Loud Moms have the most difficult job in the world Do you recall that video that […]

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10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas Dad Will Actually Love

This post may contain affiliate links. See my affiliate disclosure here. Father’s Day is just around the corner – 2nd September! The children and I have been busy gathering ideas on what to do. As a Blended Family, thinking about what to give their Step Dad has been tricky for the children. They love Wayne, […]

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50 Free Activities for the Family to Enjoy

FREE ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

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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10 Things I Learned When I Resigned from Mom Hustling

Being A Mom Is  Fulltime Job The worst part? There are no parenting classes that really train us how to be good at our jobs. We get tons of parenting advice, but which one do you take? Unlike going to work, moms (parents) do not seem to know how to shut off. Going to a […]

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5 Ways to Support Your Growing Tween When It Seems So Damn Hard

Everything You Need to Know About Your Growing Tween I have two daughters aged 9 and 12. They are right in the middle of that special, exciting horrifying, hair-pulling, frustrating time when you will find yourself dealing with an array of never-ending factors across different areas of development. I’m guessing you’re here because you’re in that […]

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It’s Okay to Be An Introverted Parent

Secrets of an Introverted Parent My name is Melissa, and I’m an introverted parent. If you are one too – and I’m guessing that you are – let me tell you now… before anything else! Let me tell you – IT IS OKAY. Do you ever see those moms and dads in grocery stores and […]

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4 Proven Tips for Bonding with your Step Children

4 Simple but Meaningful Ways to Bond with Your Step Children - This Blended Home of Mine _ Tips for Bonding with your step children

Bonding with Your Step Children 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. Note: This post contains affiliate […]

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3 Easy Rules to Remember When Co-parenting Birthday Parties Isn’t Possible

3 Easy Rules to Remember When Co-parenting Birthday Parties Isn't Possible - This Blended Home of Mine

Co-parenting Birthday Parties 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! Her little sister, Miss 9, got to invite one […]

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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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