Family Management+ Planning
50/50 Parenting Report Card is here! My State got an F!
Founder, VIPStepmom, Naja Hall attended the press conference for the National Parents Organization. NPO presented their Shared Parenting Report […]
How To Tell If He Will Ever Marry You
Why Men Marry Some Women and Not Others This ebook is based is one of the most genius things I’ve […]
Why I Divorced After 23 Years of Marriage
I was married for 23 years. Nothing particularly new happened in 23rd year except the culmination of personal unhappiness and […]
Ask Naja: Should my Husband and I tell his Ex we’re expecting
My husband and I have joint custody of a loving 3-year-old. His mother and I are on pretty good terms […]
3 common mistakes of a new Stepparent. Oops!
Guest submission When I began my journey as a stepmother, I was 26, about 7 months pregnant with twins, completing […]
How To Tell Your Stepchildren You’re Pregnant!
When my husband and I added the twins to our blended family of four boys, the timing wasn’t the best. […]
Divorce: What It Feels Like To Mourn My Father In Life and In Death
I’m a man’s man. I love sports, so much so that I’ve made a career of talking about sports. I’ve […]
Tax Season For Blended Families: Do I File With My Spouse If They Owe?
Married Filing Separately If you are married, you and your spouse can choose whether to file separate tax returns or […]
How to Cope With Feeling Worthless After Infidelity
When I coach women that have experienced infidelity, there are many variables to each individual circumstance; however, there is a […]
#AskDad: MIL Prefers My Husband’s Ex Over Me
Dear Ask Dad, I don’t know what to do. My MIL is still stuck on my husband’s BM (they were […]
10 Types of Toxic Dads and How To Survive Them
Father’s are supposed to protect their little ones from all the scary, physical and emotional dangers of the world. So […]
How My Parents’ Divorce Prepared Me for Mine
I said I would never divorce. I am the child of divorced parents, and I had no intentions of putting […]
3 Ways to Survive Marital Separation
Separation from your lifetime partner can be a heart wrenching affair. It is a death that we do not always […]
How to Solve the Three Most Common Conflicts in Blended Families
Being in a blended family presents a totally different set of challenges than a traditional family. Aside from logistics and […]
Why I Am Raising Tech-Free Kids
Kids love everything shiny and new… or wait. Is that adults? Either way, kids do not have that little voice […]
The Advantage of Dating a Daddy: A Look into Modern Fatherhood and How it Affects Mothers
I remember being 22 and pregnant with my first daughter. The bold question from my uncle, “Are you prepared to […]
A Personal Story: How My Parents Divorce Wrecked My Childhood
By Blended and Black member Stephanie Martinez From the time I was a little girl until I was in my […]
Child Spankings: You See Abuse, I See Discipline! It’s All About Perspective!
Child discipline is a big topic in the Blended and Black facebook group. Last week, the following video was shared in […]
SPOTLIGHT: Single Dad teaches other Dads to do their daughters’ natural hair
The most frightening words a Father can hear from his daughter are, “Daddy, can you do my hair?” Darious Bland, […]
Use These Apps to Communicate With Your Co-Parent
BEST APPS FOR CO-PARENTING When it comes to divorce, technology often gets a bad rap. Many people cite phone addictions […]
Why Having Expectations of Your Co-Parent May Leave You Disappointed
Hypothetically speaking, if your co-parent approached you and gave you their most honest reason explaining why they are high-conflict, inconsistent, […]
Studies Show Little Black Girls are Viewed as Less Innocent Than White Peers
I’ve always felt that Black women are the footstools of America. Both figuratively and literally, it was on the backs […]
Why Men Marry Some Women and Not Others
Why Men Marry Some Women And Not Others was written by John T. Molloy , the author of “Dress for Success”. This book is based on over 3,000 […]
Are You Grooming Your Little Girl To Be a Future Divorcee?
I recently read an article written by a woman that admittedly has Daddy issues. She was very open about her […]