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A Hill To Die On

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A Hill to Die On, Laura Petherbridge, StepFamilies, Grace Based Parenting, Family Matters Blog, Dinner, eating healthy

{Originally published in 2013} “I can’t get my stepkids to eat healthy foods,” a stepmom shared with me.   “When they are at their mom’s house they eat fast food and stuff filled with chemicals. But at our house I feel it’s important to eat a lot of vegetables and everything organic.” She continued. “This […]

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Learning How to Love, Stepfamily, Stepmom, Stepson, Family Matters, Grace based parenting, Laura Petherbridge

If I’m being totally honest there were times in my early years as a stepmom that I didn’t even like my stepsons, much less love them. To me they appeared spoiled and pampered, plus everyone in my husband’s family seemed to tip-toe around their wants and whines. This was the total opposite of the extremely […]

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Grace Based Parenting, Single Mom, Family Matters, Sue Birdseye

“I’ve decided to begin some new techniques with my adult stepkids,” Stepmom Nancy shared with me.   “I sent an email to my step daughter- in-law sharing how I wanted to begin a fresh year and communicate more often. I have decided to stop waiting for them to make the first move. I want them […]

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