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Episodes

July 19, 2022

Do you biological parents feel stuck in the middle?

It’s very common for biological parents to find themselves in the middle of their step family, playing referee between their partner and their children or between their current partner and their ex partner. This isn’t fair fo...

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July 18, 2022

Do I have to love my step children?

Such a common question. I get asked this by so many of my clients. Does it make us bad step parents? Are our expectations too high? What if I never love my step children? How long does it take? Listen to my podcast to answer ...

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June 21, 2022

Moving forward and not staying 'stuck'.

How many of us feel 'stuck' right now? Stuck with how we feel, Stuck in a relationship, Stuck with a dilemma, Maybe stuck with feeling guilty? How long have you felt this way? How long are you going to allow yourself to conti...

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June 21, 2022

My new Step Parent World Website

So excited to announce my new Step Parent World website that is now live. Please click on the link below to gain free access to all my past and new podcasts and blogs. You can subscribe free by filling out the subscription bo...

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May 4, 2022

Outsider Syndrome - do you feel like you are on the outside looking in?

Feeling like an outsider in you own home is a truly awful feeling to experience. Your family is inside the circle and you’re sat on the outside looking in. Have you or are you currently feeling this? If so then this podcast i...

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May 1, 2022

The 10 Commandments when Blending Families with my guest Joel W Hawbaker

My guest today is Joel W Hawbaker discussing his 10 Commandments for blending families. What a fascinating podcast this is listening to Joel share his tips and advice for bringing your families together. Positive thoughts and...

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April 29, 2022

Biological parents and why they are so important for a step family

Biological parents are 50% of a step family. They are important and should be respected and listened to especially when it involves their children.

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April 28, 2022

This is why step parents need to be supported and respected.

I have gone back to the basics of why and how step parents should and need to be looked after, by themselves and the people around them. My short podcast is about looking after you and making sure you always consider and focu...

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April 27, 2022

Why did I become a step family coach

Answer - Listen to the podcast. Please visit my website for free articles and podcasts. You can also have a free 30 minute consultation call to see how we can work together to help you through your issue. https://www.steppare...

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April 11, 2022

What are you currently struggling with in your step family?

What is your most current struggle? What are you dealing with? What is causing you the most stress right now? Step families are tough places to be. We all as step/bio parents go through rough patches that can make us feel los...

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April 10, 2022

Blending a step family and the challenges it can bring with my guest Carolyn

Blending 2 families together can be a tricky thing to achieve. It will make you ask yourself questions such as: - Will the children get on? - Will my partners children like me? - Should my parent style be different with my...

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Feb. 19, 2022

Discussing resentment and Step Family issues with Ali Wilks, The Soulful Step Mum

A fantastic podcast with my guest Ali Wilks. We discuss resentment and how it can creep up on you within your step family. What happens if you don’t address resentment and allow it to grow and cause so many problems for all c...

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Feb. 11, 2022

Melissa's story of adopting her 2 step daughters

A very different podcast today with Melissa sharing her fascinating story of adopting her two step daughters. The reason Melissa adopted them is truly amazing and quite sad. Click on the link below for more free podcasts and ...

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Feb. 9, 2022

Are you new to step parenting? Need some advice?

Most of us parents get anxious about becoming a parent. Becoming a step parent can be fantastic and filled with joy and happiness. It can also be challenging and difficult. Be prepared and don’t put to much pressure on yourse...

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Feb. 9, 2022

Do you find yourself venting regularly?

We all vent during our time as parents. What does venting achieve? Makes you feel better or just get yourself heard? Is venting a short term solution to how we feel? What could you do instead? How could life be better for you...

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Feb. 7, 2022

Are you struggling with your teenager? Need help?

I think one of the most challenging aspects of parenting is when your step/bio child becomes a teenager. The change can literally be overnight from your child into someone you don’t recognise. This podcast gives you ideas and...

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Feb. 7, 2022

Do the ages of your step children matter?

When entering into your step family, does the ages of your step children play a big part? Will it change how you feel about this new world you are about to enter? Why does the age of the children matter? I discuss on this pod...

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Jan. 23, 2022

Step parent expectations and do we set them to high?

Before you move in or meet your step children there is so much to consider. My podcast gives you some useful tips and advice that I learnt from my own experiences and mistakes. Use this podcast to make your transition smoothe...

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Dec. 18, 2021

Chavonne shares her experiences of disrespectful step children

If you are struggling with disrespect within your step family then this podcast is for you. Listen to Chavonne’s helpful tips and advice of how she and her partner created house rules and what affect they had when introduced...

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Dec. 17, 2021

What causes parent guilt for step mum Shannon

What is Parent Guilt? Why do we feel this way? How do we deal with this? My guest Shannon tells me about her experiences of what parent guilt means to her and how she deals with it. How does if affect her family and what caus...

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Dec. 5, 2021

Living Life with 2 High Conflict Ex Partners

Living your life with a High Conflict Ex Partner is hard enough, but to live with 2 makes this a whole different ball game. Shannon talks about her experiences of just this and how she deals with all the challenges it brings....

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Nov. 27, 2021

Step Families through the Eyes of a Step Child

I have done a few podcasts seeing things from the parents point of view so I really wanted to have an adult step child come on and speak about what it’s like to be in a step family from a step child’s point of view. I brough...

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Nov. 26, 2021

Life as a Step Dad

It was really refreshing to have my first step dad on one of my podcasts. We discussed how we both coped within our step dad role and what we both thought our role was. How difficult is it being a step dad? How different is i...

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Nov. 26, 2021

High Conflict Ex Partners

This seems to be a very common subject for many families at the moment. I discuss with my guest what a high conflict ex is and what options you have to deal with this situation. My guest Emma talks about her own way of how sh...

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