Step parenting is not a packet mix!

This is the birthday cake my youngest made for her closest in age step-sister.It was a, from-scratch classic chocolate cake that unfortunately bore no resemblance to the perfect snap on the recipe page. But she tried hard and… Read More

The family government..Vote 1

It seems electioneering is everywhere. Queensland, Moreton Bay, United States, Germany! When you think about it, families are like governments, constantly in campaign-mode and often childish. There are leaders, (parents or older siblings depending on the issue) trying… Read More

what to do if you don’t like your stepchild?

Or alternatively if they don’t like you? I have experienced a degree of this dilemma and it’s arguably the biggest problem facing blended families. Heading into a new union with extras already onboard…Is it a deal breaker?