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“To share the duties of parenting a child”.
In other words, it’s when a family splits in two and
can still mutually and beneficially work together
in raising their child in a more positive way.
Cinnamons with Stepmom

Bonding with Stepchildren: Cinnamons with Stepmom

  I'll admit I got a little salty when my stepdaughter K attended the school book fair and had Muffins with Mom and Donuts with Dad. Not only do I crave bonding time with her, but reading time is our fa...
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We’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award!

I'm so excited to share that Kandy Apple Mama has been nominated for The Sunshine Blogger Award by HippieDippieMom! The Sunshine Blogger Award is given from bloggers to other bloggers who are creative, positive and inspiring. Once nominated, the blogger is ...

Dear Rude Co-parent, It’s not me. It’s you.

This morning, I pulled into my parking spot at work, and I judged my parking based on the distance away from the car next to me, as I always do. When I opened my door, I realized that I was really far from the ...
My Child's Stepmom

Things I Wish I Could Tell My Child’s Stepmom

As far as divorced moms go, you'd probably consider me a lucky one. My daughter's father, stepmom, stepdad, and I, all get along now and co-parent successfully. While it was not at all a picnic to get to this p...

Free Your Life: Embrace the Co-Parenting Mental Shift!

It was kind of a rocky road for me when I first started dating my now-husband. I was learning how to be a parent, doing my best to break down his emotional walls he built up after his divorce, all while seeing ...

5 Things You Need to Hear When He Leaves You For the Other Woman

*I recently received a heartbreaking email from a divorced mother who was having trouble getting past the fact that her ex husband left her for one of the women he cheated on her with. I've seen this type of situation many a time, unfortunately. In response, I...