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  • 00:28

    The Stepmother "What happened to our love?"

    in Family

    Dr. Jeannette Lofas, Founder and President of the Stepfamily Foundation discusses the classic complaints of the stepmother.


    For more information on stepfamily counseling, please visit us at http://www.stepfamily.org.


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  • 00:23

    Stepparenting 101- Including Grandparents in the Stepfamily

    in Moms and Family

    Welcome to Stepparenting 101
    My name is Claudette Chenevert, known as the Stepmom Coach.  I am a Personal Development Coach, focusing on helping stepmoms create cohesive relationships within their stepfamilies.
    Grandparents are really important to a family system. They can provide additional support and love, especially for the children. But how do you handle grandparents or even stepgrandparents in a stepfamily? Come and join me as I share some tips and idea around this topic
    Download your FREE e-book called "Words of Hope, Inspiration and Wisdom for Stepmoms" at www.stepmomcoach.com/products 
    Follow me:
    Twitter: stepmomcoach
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    Website: www.stepmomcoach.com

  • 00:15

    A Stepmother Halloween or How to Make Your Stepfamily Less Scary!

    in Women

    Halloween is a stepmother's haven and gift to the planet.  It is our time.  This is the day of the year where every stepmother can be anything she wants with her stepfamily  Yes, you can be the good fairy today.  Yes, you can laugh today.  If you are a crafty stepmother, this is your big opportunity to be a hit.


    Here are a few quick tips so that Halloween is less scary!  Boo!  Trick or Treat!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    There is also a SECRET Facebook group called Stepmom Life Class.  It’s a sacred space to vent and find solutions.  To get in, you have to friend me at https://www.facebook.com/barbgoldberg


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Want to change your life? Try the book  The Evil Stepmother Speaks: A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh.   You can buy it on my site or on Amazon and all other e-reader sites.


    Need more support?  I offer one on one coaching any time that you need me. 

  • 00:47

    The Stepfamily Pattern: Passive Aggressiveness in Your Family

    in Women

    Help me welcome Andrea Brandt, author of 8 Keys to Elminating Passive-Aggressiveness.  Andrea is going to teach us how to improve our lives.


    Passive aggressiveness.  You know what I mean.  It's when someone doesn't exactly tell you what they want or how they feel, but you can just tell that they are really angry.  I had a feeling that passive aggressiveness plays a big role in the world of stepfamilies. After all, a stepfamily is the perfect haven for people who just can't say what they mean.  We're afraid, right?


    This is a class that we all need and can't wait for all of you to join us!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE


    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh


    Want more support?  Find one-on-one coaching and email coaching on The Evil Stepmother Speaks

  • 00:30

    I Didn't Ask For This!! I Thought My Stepfamily Life Would Be Different

    in Women

    A familiar stepmother/stepfather lament is, "I didin't ask for this!"  Who knows what we were all thinking?  I just know that many of us are shocked at what stepfamily life can be like.  We meant no harm.  We wanted to help,  Somewhere along the line it became something else.  As always, I hope that the lessons learned in this radio show resonate with you and make your life better.


    I'm Barbara Goldberg of The Evil Stepmother Speaks.  I teach the art and science of stepfamily management.  Don't forget about our other resources!


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    There is also a SECRET Facebook group called Stepmom Life Class.  It’s a sacred space to vent and find solutions.  To get in, you have to friend me at https://www.facebook.com/barbgoldberg


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Want to change your life? Try the book  The Evil Stepmother Speaks: A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh.   You can buy it on my site or on Amazon and all other e-reader sites.


    Need more support?  I offer one on one coaching any time that you need me. 

  • 00:31

    Yes, Stepfamilies Can Enjoy the Holidays!

    in Lifestyle

     


    Yes, Stepfamilies Can Enjoy the Holidays!


    Find out how on this show with Stepfamily Coach Christina Roach. 


     


     


     

  • 00:30

    Dating or Remarrying with Kids? Set Your Family Up For Success

    in Lifestyle

    Meddling exes, disrespectful stepchildren, argumentative partners ....? 


    The realities of “step” life are as varied as those involved in one. At the core is a dynamic that is often misunderstood and rife with debilitating messages handed down from others. Being in a relationship with kids-in-the-mix is not a game of chess where one pawn piece simply replaces another. It’s an entirely new game requiring a different skill set. 


    Our guest on this show is Certified Stepfamily Foundation Master Coach and licensed psychotherapist Christina Roach who has been featured in national print and broadcast media. She honors the experiences of the individuals in the relationship rather than a prescription of what they should be thinking and feeling.  


    Although it can feel impossible to have a successful relationship when one or both of you have kids already, it's not—especially if you have the right tools and support that you will learn about on this show.

  • 00:19

    How to Make Your Stepfamily Life Better: Practice Makes Perfect

    in Women

    Just like when you learn how to play the piano, deep practice is the key to mastering the challenge.  It is no different when you are learning how to be a stepmother.  The key is learning how to practice, then practice and the result will be a new habit. This show explains how to form a new stepmother habit. 


    Let's tear it apart a bit and see if we can find some peace.


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred space for stepmothers.  We have a myriad of resources for you.  Please enjoy that which will help you!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSw


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE 


    Or, if you buy the book on my site, you get to listen to me teaching the first four chapters.


    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh


     

  • 00:19

    Our Lives Before the Remarriage/Stepfamily Thing

    in Women

    Here's a subject that we don't talk about a lot.  Yet, it haunts us, right?  Let's discuss the lives that we all had before we became a stepfamily.  I have often found that the stepfamily life is so overwhelming that I have forgotten all about the life that I had prior to this one.  Isn't it ironic that it feels as if the life that our partner had, prior to the remarriage, dominates our lives. 
    Let's take a look at this weird phenomena!
     
    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:  
    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: 
    http://bit.ly/lBKSwP  
    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: 
    http://bit.ly/135aHAx  
    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com  
    READ THE BOOK:  THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamiles Who Want to Love and Laugh   AMAZON:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE  
    Here's What Other Stepmoms Are Saying about The Evil Stepmother Speaks:   
    Barb saved our family and my heart from breaking.           ~Olivia

  • 00:58

    Divorced and Still Highly Favored

    in Relationships

    Janice R. Love is the best-selling author of One Plus One Equals Ten: A First Lady’s Survival Guide for Stepmoms and her newest book entitled  Divorced and Still Highly Favored was released in May 2015. A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Janice earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Virginia State University and a Master’s of Science in Biological Psychology/Health Psychology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.  Janice delights in teaching and training, and does so in her professional career as the Director of Learning and Development for a community health center in Kansas City, Missouri.  As the Christian Education Advisor for the Second Baptist Church of Olathe, she provides spiritual guidance to ministry leadership, and regularly instructs Sunday school classes and Bible Studies.  


    As a First Lady, she ministers directly to women by facilitating bible study groups and delivers inspiring messages to Christian and Civic assemblies across the nation. Janice has a passion to minister and coach minister’s wives, women who are divorced, and stepmoms. After experiencing the unique challenges of a blended family of eight children, Janice trained at the world renowned Stepfamily foundation, Inc. and successfully earned credentials as a Certified Stepfamily Coach.  Along with her husband, Dr. Bobby L. Love, she is the cofounder of Step with Love, a ministry that offers family counseling, coaching and seminars for individuals, couples, and churches.  The couple also provides assistance to churches, particularly Pastors and wives offering enlightenment on the unique dynamics of being in the ministry. They reside in Olathe, Kansas.

  • 00:31

    Stepmother Lament: Am I Competing with My Stepchildren?

    in Women

    Yes, I know.  Who would ever speak the words?  "I feel as if I am in constant competition with my stepchildren for their bio parents' love and attention."  Okay, I said it.  As creepy as that may sound, it may be true.  Let's explore the thought and find a solution.


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:
     


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP
    Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx
    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com
    READ THE BOOK:  THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamiles Who Want to Love and Laugh


    You can buy the book at the site where you get a free recording of me actually teaching the first 7 chapters!
    Or, you can find us at any e-reader like AMAZON:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE
     

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