Blended Life

To teachers of students in blended families

To teachers of students in blended families, Please give them grace and understand their struggle.  Trust me. We try to keep things balanced and consistent.  Trust me. We try to communicate in the best interest of our children. Trust me. We want to be at every event possible. Trust me. We are doing our best,…

Trial Update February 2021

This week, my husband had a trial for the custody of his son.  The original petition from the opposing party was filed in 2019, this trial has a particularly lengthy period leading up to it. The opposing party requested full custody and sole decision making with my husband having supervised visits. My husband requested joint…

Holiday Schedules

Today I was texting my daughter’s dad trying to figure out the schedule for Christmas and winter break.  When our court order was put in place, we agreed to a holiday schedule that made sense for him to spend time with her that worked around his work schedule. Up until that point he had always…

Is She Nice To You?

“Is she nice to you?”  Here is my response to a question/statement people make in regards to stepmoms.  Recently, I overheard someone ask my stepson this. I don’t care how my little bonus babe answers, so I walked away.  I don’t care because  I know who I am as a child of God Kids don’t…

Interview from Fearlessly Inspired Podcast

I was honored to share a part of our Blended Family Journey on a podcast, Fearlessly Inspired. THANK YOU Charli for everything. Episode 21: Inspiration for the Blended Family with Mandy Mae Johnson Here is what Charli has to say:JULY 30, 2020 In Episode 21, we hear from my friend Mandy Mae Johnson. I first…
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Hey Sister! I’m Mandy. I live by my faith, love my husband & kiddos, will do anything for tacos and believe community is life changing.

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