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  • 00:52

    Stepmother Lament: Is My Karma Manifesting in my Stepfamily?

    in Women

    Internationally acclaimed psychologist and best selling author Dr. Carmen Harra and her daughter, life coach, Alexandra Harra  gives us tips on how to deal with an ex after a break up and help to recognize if an attempt at friendship is the best move.There are no perfect relationships, but we can have better experiences by becoming aware of our karma and the people we are allowing into our lives. Dr. Harra’s and Alexandra’s book reveals the secrets of how to transform the karma in all of your relationships—especially our stepfamilies.  You can find their book, The Karma Queens' Guide to Relationships:  The Truth about Karma in Relationships The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred space for stepmothers.   THE BLOG:  The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP PUBLIC FACEBOOK PAGE:  Like us at The Evil Stepmother Speaks.  ONE ON ONE COACHING:  Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com READ THE BOOK:  THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh.  The Evil Stepmother Speaks and get a free recording of me teaching the first few chapters! ATTEND A STEPMOTHER RETREAT!!   Find all the info at The Stepmom Sanctuary Retreat.

  • 00:33

    Claudette Chenevert - The StepMom Coach

    in Relationships

    Claudette Chenevert, known as "The Stepmom Coach" provides advice, support, and guidance to those women who are entering the "Instant Family" realm, feeling overwhelmed, misunderstood, and isolated.
    Claudette became a Master Certified Stepfamily Foundation Coach when she realized that too many women weren't getting enough help and support. Claudette became a stepmom in 1990. She is also a mother to a grown son and grandmother of two. When she is not speaking to women's groups, or conducting many of her free calls, she offers group and one-on-one coaching to women around the world.
    She is a contributing writer for Diva Toolbox and Xpanded Family Magazine and co-authored a book "Celebrating Moms and Motherhood." 

  • 00:15

    Heart Gardens Radio: Growing Families in Beautiful Truth

    in Moms and Family

    ndrea is a product of radical grace. As such, she is a “grace advocate” who is reminded daily  (sometimes hourly) that any truly good work occurs because she is already loved by the Master Gardener and not to be loved by him.  


    Both a stepmom and a “bio” mom, Andrea has extreme compassion for the challenges of blended family life. 


    Andrea has an MSED in Educational Counseling and has worked with families and children in a variety of settings including family services and life skills training. She has enjoyed one on one coaching as well as instructing in a college setting.  Andrea is certified in a variety of family-oriented trainings including:


    “Parenting Skills” by New York State Office of Children & Family Services


    “Working In A Family’s Home” by New York State Office of Children & Family Services


    “Teaching, Modeling, Mentoring” by NYS Office of Children & Family Services


    “Community & Academic Advocacy” by NYS Office of Children & Family Services


    “Child & Adolescent Development” by Lutheran Social Services


    “Communication Skills & Behavioral Support” by Bridges Too Health


    “Positive Parenting with a Plan: How To Empower Parents with Challenging Children” 

  • 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?

  • 01:01

    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!

  • 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


     


     

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 00:32

    Stepmom Spotlight - Laura Fawcett

    in Women

    Join us as we dish with Stepmom in the Spotlight Laura Fawcett! Laura will be sharing her amazing stepmom turn around story and you don't want to miss it!
    Laura's story is INSPIRING!

  • 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!

  • 00:13

    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


     

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