I’ve got to be honest. Today is a bit bittersweet for me. Today is my son’s birthday. As most of you know he is my bonus child; I am not a fan of the Stepford label. When he came to live with Harold and me in 2003 I officially became a mother. I thank him …
I grew up the youngest of 4 children in a blended family. In fact, all the brother/sister pairs in my generation of extended family were formed by blending families. I was in college before I knew it was considered “not normal.” In the 80s the term blended wasn’t widely used; we were just family. When I made …
In this week’s segment of #AskAnitra we cover the topic of Blended Families. In my response to questions on how to manage blended families I ask the questions are you an Evil Step-Mother or a Blissful Bonus Mom?