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Episodes

Life as a Step Dad

Nov. 26, 2021

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 …

High Conflict Ex Partners

Nov. 26, 2021

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 s…

Different Parenting Styles

Nov. 19, 2021

This podcast is about different parenting styles and how you can identify what style of parenting you are currently using. My guest Sarah has some useful advice and thoughts about how she parents within her biological family…

Losing my identity when I became a stepparent

Nov. 10, 2021

A fascinating podcast with my guest Lauren discussing losing who you are when you step into a step family. How easy is it to stop doing what you used to do or notice that you’re not the same person you was. What do you do wh…

Finding step parenting difficult? Listen to how I can help you.

Nov. 10, 2021

How can I help you? Never be afraid to ask for help. I wish when I was a step dad I had someone I could turn to for help. Moving into my step parent role was the hardest thing I have done. How will I know I am doing the righ…

Self Care for Stepparents with my guest Winell Wilmote

Nov. 8, 2021

We are discussing why self care is so important for stepparents and why sometimes they feel guilty for looking after themselves. Speaking to Winell has been fascinating. To listen to a different view from a step mum and coac…

Self Care for Stepparents

Nov. 4, 2021

Step parenting can be a truly difficult job. Not only do you have to learn your role and get to know your new family, you might have to deal with a difficult ex partner. There are many challenges you will experience as a st…

How to create effective house rules and consequences. Listen to the podcast to learn how to have a more organised house with everyone helping.

Nov. 2, 2021

Creating house rules and consequences help to clarify what is acceptable and not acceptable in your step family. The rules should involve everyone in your family and help to build a structure that everyone can follow. They …

How it feels to be a bio parent within a step family

Oct. 23, 2021

A fascinating discussion with Dawn Quest about her views about being a biological parent within a step family. Dawn happens to be my partner of 2 and a half years so all our questions and answers are based on our own experie…