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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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Have you ever felt as if your stepfamily life mirrored your high school years? Girls talking about one another? Never feeling as if you were good enought? Pretty enough? Smart enough? (Sounds like the SNL character Stuart Smalley) Life in... more

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... more

Sometimes I wonder if we are all looking to make this huge impact on our families on a day to day, minute by minute basis. 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Our measurement of accomplishment seems to be never ending. A clean house.... more

Have you ever said or thought, "I hate the way my stepchildren are treated!" Or, "I would do it differently!" But, everyone knows that I can't do anything about it. Is that true? In this show, I propose that it is time to review the Pygmalion Effect.... more

Where do I draw the line? Sometimes, I feel as if I just don't have any lines or boundaries. The gift of learning how to say 'no' and understanding how we fit into our family's lives is the subject of today's 'Evil Stepmother' tip. Creating... more

What would be the greatest Father's Day gift you could give? A tie? A shirt? Another piece of electronics? Nah! The best present you can give is acknowledgement and compassion. It's free! Take a listen to today's call. If you... more

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... more

What??? Step Parenting addicting? No way. I can make the case that we get addicted to our situation, which may only make it more difficult to make the changes that we want in our lives. I know it's a weird concept, but let's discuss... more

Haven't we all said it? How could he have possibly married her? What was he thinking? And there's more to that...isn't there? We'll talk and get some rational thinking around the "Ugh! Where was your head?" As always, I thank you for... more

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,... more

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