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Becoming a super stepmom

The 3 Steps to Becoming a Super Stepmom

Did you know that only about one-third of stepfamily marriages last? The statistic begs the question: What is the deciding factor between the families that make it and those that do not? I propose that if you have a Super Stepmom, your family will stay together.

A strong, focused stepmom can save the family. She is the secret weapon. Why do some stepmoms stick it out while others surrender? A Super Stepmom has three key attributes:

Resilience: The Foundation of Strength

Resilience is the bedrock of endurance. It embodies the steadfast resolve that declares, “I will uphold this marriage! I will foster a connection with these children! I will overlook disparaging remarks!” There are four facets of resilience: social, emotional, mental, and physical.

  1. Social resilience is fortified by having an ally – someone who offers unwavering support. Spending time with a dear friend who brings joy and allows you to be yourself bestows superpowers upon you. The Super Stepmom forges ahead with strength, achieving her objectives through daily communication with her closest confidants.
  2. Emotional resilience bolsters your fortitude. Can a stepmom ever possess enough resilience? The Super Stepmom maintains a buoyant spirit and a positive outlook on life. Encountering a challenging day? Cultivate a positive mindset!
  3. Mental resilience involves honing your cognitive faculties.  It’s about dealing with problems, no matter how big or small. This could be something as simple as staying calm when you see a messy room, or something huge like finishing a marathon. Whatever the size of the challenge, you need to stay focused and keep trying hard. The Super Stepmom says, “My family and marriage come first. I’ll put in the time and effort needed.” She knows that if she keeps her focus, she’ll see good things happen.
  4. To become a super step mom you should prioritize your physical well-being. You don’t have to stress over looking flawless, but it’s great to do some quick exercises to keep your heart, lungs, and mind in top shape. Next time you’re at a family gathering and need a breather, try stepping outside for a few jumping jacks. It’s a simple way to boost your energy and stay refreshed. Trust me, taking care of your physical well-being can make a big difference!.

Unconditional Kindness: The Superpower of Love

Unconditional kindness is the hallmark of a Super Stepmom. It involves consistently showing compassion and empathy towards your stepchildren, even in challenging circumstances. As you know our society still views stepmothers negatively

Consider a scenario where your stepchild is struggling academically and feels discouraged. Instead of criticizing or blaming them, you offer your support by helping with homework, providing encouragement, and celebrating their progress, no matter how small.

Furthermore, imagine your stepchild expresses resentment towards you, feeling torn between loyalty to their biological parent and acceptance of you. Instead of reacting defensively, you respond with patience and understanding. You reassure them of your love and commitment to their well-being, demonstrating that kindness knows no bounds.

Even amidst disagreements or misunderstandings, you maintain an unwavering commitment to kindness. For instance, if tensions arise during family discussions, you strive to de-escalate the situation by actively listening, validating others’ perspectives, and seeking common ground.

By consistently embodying kindness, you not only nurture a positive relationship with your stepchildren but also foster an atmosphere of trust, respect, and harmony within your blended family. This fosters emotional security and strengthens familial bonds, laying the foundation for long-term stability and happiness.

The Invisibility Cloak: Your Secret Weapon

Another important thing for stepmoms is what we call the invisibility cloak. It’s like having a special power that helps you in tricky situations.

Let me give you an example. Imagine you’re at a family party, and everyone is introducing themselves. When it’s your turn and you say, “I’m the stepmom,” suddenly it’s like you disappear. People start talking to others instead of you, and you feel completely ignored. Instead of feeling unhappy, you can be proud of your invisibility cloak.

Even though you might not get a lot of attention, you’re still super important! Just like a superhero who does amazing things without anyone noticing, you can make a big difference in your family. By being strong, kind, and using your invisibility cloak, you’re like a real-life superhero who helps keep your family happy forever!

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We are a co-parenting facilitator!


A calendar for everyone, getting organised when you’re divorced is a priority. 2houses provides you an online shared schedule, with many editing, adding, and sync features.


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The journal is your quick family social network. You can easily share all information, news, photos, videos, and even your children’s funny quotes. The family is never far away, no matter where you are geographically located.

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