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Because of You - A Letter to the Father of My Children - Columbia SC Moms Blog

Because of You :: A Letter to the Father of My Children

I have seen more than enough families cease to exist, and more than enough children without fathers to know that you are more than just a good thing. You’re a phenomenal thing. When I met you, the first thing you said to me was, “How are you and your son?” (We met online and my profile specifically […]

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How to Make Christmas Special with Holiday Traditions - Columbia SC  Moms Blog

How to Make Christmas Special with Family Traditions

Our family is blended in more ways than one, so Christmas traditions required some effort to form. The differences between the American and Hungarian culture made for some awkward misunderstandings and false expectations during our first family Christmas. Ever since, we have decided that the best way for us to celebrate is to take a […]

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an open letter to my stepdaughters' mother - columbia sc moms blog

An Open Letter to My Bonus Daughters’ Birth Mother

I am sure most of us have seen the open letter one mom wrote to her daughter’s stepmom that went viral awhile back. In this piece, the birth mother expresses thankfulness for her daughter’s stepmother. While I am sure she really is grateful, this type of relationship isn’t the norm for many blended families. Women everywhere reposted this open letter because it is so […]

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5 Ways To Be a Better Bonus Mom

I never thought that I would become a bonus mom. When my husband and I met I had a rambunctious 8-year-old little boy, my own apartment, a really awesome job at a local emergency care office, an Associate degree, my first brand new car (a Honda Civic), and was working on my Emergency Medical Technician certification. […]

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Don't Call Us a Blended Family

Don’t Call Us a Blended Family

Today is National Stepfamily Day, and this week two of our contributors share their perspectives on raising children in blended families. Yesterday, Natasha wrote about life with her husband, Chris, and their three children. Today, Simone talks about her family: husband, Otis, and two children.   My husband was just telling me the other day that he […]

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The Challenges of a Blended Family

Tuesday is National Stepfamily Day, and this week two of our contributors share their perspectives on raising children in blended families. Today, Natasha writes about life with her husband, Chris, and their three children. Tomorrow, Simone talks about her family: husband, Otis, and two children.   Raising children is not the easiest thing to do. […]

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