Monthly Archives: March 2012

A moment worth savoring

So for the past few weeks now, my husband has been involved in rehearsing for a musical. He is serving as the musical director and rehearsals started about two weeks after we moved into the house. Four of our six … Continue reading

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Can the dinner conversation get any weirder

I realized most of my posts have been too depressing lately, so I thought I should share some of the moments that actually cause chuckles around here. One of them happened at dinner this week. My honey was off and … Continue reading

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When the going gets tough, the tough sometimes burst into tears

There are so many parts of blending a family that are challenging. I suppose among those are the worries that are somewhere along the lines of “what if his kids don’t like me?” Little did I know that those would … Continue reading

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Bonus dad needs a break

I spent much of the day out of the house. I had a 2-hour event at the local charity where I volunteer. And it was followed by a coffee date with my bonus kids’ bio mom. So, my husband had … Continue reading

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Look at the bright side – the really, really bright side

So my bio son Justin very eagerly agreed to share a room with his bonus brother Landon. We were moderately surprised by this since Justin was an only child and used to his privacy and his own room. But we … Continue reading

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I’ve reached an all time low

SO having had a particularly rough stepparent week, I approached my boss and asked her if I could leave work a bit early. I explained that Tuesdays are the only day of the week that we have no kids, that … Continue reading

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Stand and deliver – the new rules

So, I suppose one of the most difficult adjustments thus far has been the fact that in an effort to be “helpful” my bonus kids have repeatedly criticized most everything I do. ┬áThis has been most readily apparent at the … Continue reading

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