I married into the beautiful name of Grace 23 years ago with my husband Randy. Our “his, hers, and ours” family includes five children, ages 17-33. We’ve navigated bumpy roads and thorny circumstances as part of our stepfamily journey. But we’ve experienced God’s grace that offers second chances, hope for harmony, and new tomorrows.
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"My real mom would be fine with it!" he said. Being compared to the "real mom" is not a fun thing. Yet it happens. That doesn't have to be the end of the story with our stepchildren, though. It's been almost a decade since it happened to me. But I remember the incident well. My stepson compared me to his mom. And not in a positive,...
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