Entries by Gayla Grace

5 Things Stepparents Have in Common with Olympic Champions

Have you been watching the Winter Olympics? What’s your favorite sport? Mine is women’s figure skating. The athletes make it look so easy to throw themselves across the floor in beautiful techniques and hoist their bodies in ways that seem impossible. As I listen to stories of the Olympic champions’, I find myself comparing them to the challenges of […]

Learn How the 90/10 Principle Can Change Your Stepparenting

We experience all kinds of challenges on our stepparenting journey. Whether it’s a rebellious stepchild, a combative ex-spouse, or a loneliness that pervades your home, here’s a strategy that can help. Have you heard of the 90/10 principle? It’s a Steven Covey principle that says: “10% of life is made up of what happens to […]

Overcoming Self Doubt as a Stepparent

Today I share a guest blog post by a fellow stepmom: Julie Langley of Shreveport, LA. Her story as a stepmom offers comfort and hope!   I have both married and single friends. Those with kids and those without. Some knew they wanted to be parents from the moment they began to think of their […]