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The Evil Stepmother Speaks

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Tired of feeling invisible? Get ready to learn and laugh about everything "stepmom". You will learn practical solutions to those secret frustrations that only a step family can bring. The show is hosted by Barb Goldberg, expert stepmom, mom, business woman and author.

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Mother's Day is the perfect time to be reminded how much we matter. The truth is only we can write our Mother's Day story. Enjoy this show as I take a stab at the perfect Mother's Day card. I would love your feedback. As always, I thank you for... more

APOLOGIZING. Do you hate the sound of that as much as I do? Do you feel confused as to when you should apologize? Or, do you know how to apologize? Like all things stepfamily, it's more complicated. Right? So, let's talk about... more

Have you ever been frustrated by all that you are doing? Then, no one seems to notice anything that we do. Or, we feel totally ignored or disrespected. In today's show, I challenge you to think about how we might spend your time in a little... more

Our stepmother saga continues as we study chapters 4++. Yes, it's time to talk about the kids and our homes. What's the story with our houses anyway? We probably did not think about our housing when we remarried, but it becomes an... more

Ever feel as if you are your family's back up plan? You know what I mean. Mom can't do something. Stepmother does it. Dad has to work. Stepmother steps in. Stepchildren coming this weekend? Stepmother cooks. Stepmother makes the... more

Did you ever wonder why the ex-wife just can't get over it? Maybe, you are a stepmother who has been a part of the family for years, yet you still feel as though the ex-wife hates you. You just don't understand it. As you know, we study... more

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... more

Tell me if I'm wrong, but we've either said or thought it, "We don't want to go to that birthday party or sporting event or dance recital or holiday party...anything involving the entire extended stepfamily. We don't want to be with the ex. We... more

Can we talk? Have you ever dreamed of being able to say whatever you want? "Oh! Grow up!" As Joan Rivers, famous comedienne and actress, passed away this week in 2014. She was known for speaking her mind. How great would it... more

Searching for happiness is that age old journey. I want to be happy. That is all that I ask. I only want my children to be happy. I want a happy marriage. The true solution to being happy is not what you think. As I may have shared, I am a... more

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