• 01:04

    Stepmom Magazine Creator, Brenda Ockun, Talks All Things Stepmother

    in Women

    Brenda Ockun is the creator and passion behind Stepmom Magazine, a leading, online resource for anyone who is married, living with or dating a partner with children.  Brenda says that her “…commitment is to bring you the most comprehensive, informative, and solution-oriented resource available, every month, in one beautifully designed package. I promise that we’ll tackle the issues you can’t talk about anywhere else. And we’ll do it with a highly qualified, hand-picked team of stepfamily experts who, like you, understand, because they’re stepmoms too.” 


    Today, we'll talk about our experiences and try to cram in as much as we can to make your life better!


    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


     


     

  • STEPMOM, STEPDAD, OR MOMMY OR DADDY

    in Entertainment

    Tonight we will be discussing the duties of stepparents.  Do you allow the stepparents to discipline your children?  What are the rolls that you expect a stepparent to fulfill?  Should a stepparent be called mommy or daddy or by their first name?  Do you have a problem with your child calling a stepparent mom or dad?  Tonight we will jump into the subject of extended or blended families and the pros and cons of being a stepparent.  Tune in from 7pm to 9pm and call in at 347-308-8813 to join in the conversation.

  • 00:13

    White Knuckling Through Your Stepmom Life

    in Women

    Do you ever think that you are just white knuckling through your life?  Sometimes, stepmoms feel that way. That's no way to live!  On today's The Evil Stepmother Speaks Radio Show we are going to examine what happens when you white knuckle your way.  And, of course, we give you tips how to relax and calm down.  Thanks for joining us.


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred place dedicated to the stepmom.


    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


     

  • 01:01

    Stepmom Coach with Michele Sfakianos

    in Women

    Stepparenting comes with it's unique sets of issues from understanding our roles in the new family to managing expectations. What can we do about it? My guest this week is Michele Sfakianos, author, nurse and mother as well as grandmother shares with us ways to overcome some of the obstacles stepfamilies face. Michele's book is "The 4-1-1 on Step Parenting" available at http://www.my411books.com/
    Join us every Wednesday at 1:00 pm EST where you will hear messages of hope and inspiration that will help you shorten the learning curve of being a surviving stepmom to one who is THRIVING.
    Claudette Chenevert
    The Stepmom Coach www.stepmomcoach.com
    Forthcoming author of book “WHY: 10 WHYs most stepmoms ask themselves”
    Are you struggling with communication issues? Would you like a handy book that could save you grief and heartache? “31 Days to Better Communication” can help you connect with your significant other and kids. To get your copy, go towww.stepmomcoach.com/shop
    Taking stepmoms from Surviving to THRIVING, one STEP at a time!

  • 00:45

    Being A Stepmom While Keeping Your Sanity

    in Women

    Today's family is changing and we have very few role positive role models to follow.  Many women find themselves falling in love and marrying a man with children from a previous relationship.  For many women, this role is something they are not prepared for.
    Join Claudette Chenevert, http://www.stepmomcoach.com/ as she gives us some insight into her personal journey with being a stepmom and shares with us the tools she uses in her coaching practice to help women navigate this often tricky role.
    Claudette is dedicated to making life for stepfamilies more fulfilling and enriching by providing education, inspiration and encouragement.
     

  • 00:52

    The Stepmom Coach: What is a Family?

    in Women

    On today's show, I'll be talking about what is a family. Who are the people that make up our family? Does it have anything to do with whether you live under one roof or share the same blood? 

    Hi there.  This is Claudette Chenevert, The Stepmom Coach.  Welcome to the Show that is there to help you feel more empowered and hopeful about your role as a stepmom.
    The mission of The Stepmom Coach is to provide you with education and support to those seeking to make the changes necessary to create a cohesive family.  If that’s you, then you are in the right place. 
    I look forward to sharing with you great stories and information that will transform your life and those around you.
    See you soon.
    Claudette Chenevert
    The Stepmom Coach
    www.stepmomcoach.com
    Looking for a special gift for yourself or someone important in your life? Great mini book called "Words of Hope, Inspiration and Wisdom for Stepmoms".    Get your copy here at www.stepmomcoach.com/products 

    Taking stepmoms from Surviving to THRIVING, one STEP at a time!

  • 00:59

    The Stepmom Coach:Dealing with Conflict Constructively

    in Women

    Hi there.  This is Claudette Chenevert, The Stepmom Coach.  Welcome to the Show that is there to help you feel more empowered and hopeful about your role as a stepmom.
    On today's show, I'll be sharing with you tips on how to:
    Get along with others in ways that will significantly change your relationship Achieve a greater sense of over-all peace and  satisfaction in the home How to look for win/win situations And much more If you have any questions you would love to me to address on the show, post them on my facebook page at
    www.facebook.com/ClaudetteChenevert.StepmomCoach
    I look forward to sharing with you great stories and information that will transform your life and those around you.
    See you soon.
    Claudette Chenevert
    The Stepmom Coach
    www.stepmomcoach.com
    Looking for a special gift for yourself or someone important in your life? Great mini book called "Words of Hope, Inspiration and Wisdom for Stepmoms".    Get your copy here at www.stepmomcoach.com/products 

    Taking stepmoms from Surviving to THRIVING, one STEP at a time!

  • 00:37

    Stepmom Spotlight!

    in Women

    Join Peggy and Teresa as they introduce you to Jessica Withers - their Stepmom Spotlight for January! Jessica writes book reviews for The Stepmom's Toolbox, she's attended a workshop led by Peggy and Teresa, and she's taken an online class as well. Jessica has been in the stepmom role for 3+ years and we're looking forward to spotlighting her on the our show! Would you like to be in the Stepmom Spotlight?

  • 01:02

    Stepmom Coach with Guest Russell Irving

    in Women

    Today's topic: IMPROVE YOUR MARRIAGE - DON'T OVERLOOK THE OBVIOUS.
    Russell Irving of www.DontOverlookTheObvious.com spent years in human services working with diverse population, in which he dealt with family and relationship issues. Russell worked in various health related fields, helping young men and women deal with adversity.  Russell is recognized as a "Singles" & "Marriage" Expert by the media as well as author of 3 books.  Russell will share
    some common marriage traps to avoid importance of rituals in a marriage ways stepmoms can help their kids in life the role of sex & physical intimacy in marriage and much more. Join us at 1 pm ET and learn how to Improve Your Marriage -  Don't Overlook the Ovious Talk with you soon.
    Claudette Chenevert
    The Stepmom Coach www.stepmomcoach.com
    Forthcoming author of book “WHY: 10 WHYs most stepmoms ask themselves”
    Are you struggling with communication issues? Would you like a handy book that could save you grief and heartache? “31 Days to Better Communication” can help you connect with your significant other and kids. To get your copy, go towww.stepmomcoach.com/shop
    Taking stepmoms from Surviving to THRIVING, one STEP at a time!

  • 00:38

    Sarah Haskins, of ABC's Trophy Wife Joins Us to Talk All Things Stepmom

    in Women

    Yes, Sarah Haskins, co-creator of the ABC hit TV show, Trophy Wife, joins us on The Evil Stepmother Speaks radio show. Trophy Wife is a truly funny show that takes a look at the life of a blended family from the perspective of the third, younger wife. If you haven't seen the show, watch it and have a laugh!


    Of course, we are going to talk about all things 'stepmom'.  Sarah is a stepmom in real life and, of course, we're going to ask her about that!  She, also, has a long history in comedy and movie making.  Finally, we have our voice out in the mass media.  Join us and have a laugh with both of 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

  • 01:30

    The Stepmom Stepback

    in Women

    Listen in as we talk about The Stepmom Step Back, or disengagment. This is an honest look at how three veteran stepmoms stepped into their step life believing that being "better than," having "superior parenting skills" and unconditional love would make life in their stepfamilies a wonderful thing. While their hearts and intentions were in the right place, they couldn't have been more wrong.
    Listen in as Peggy, Erin, and Teresa talk about their experiences with The Stepmom Step Back!

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