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The definition of Stepmother is “a woman that your father marries after his marriage to or relationship with your mother has ended.”


I’ve been “that woman,” aka  Stepmother, for the past 13 years. Let me tell you, it can be one of the most challenging jobs there is. It is harder than motherhood in a lot of ways. A lot of little girls grow up saying I can’t wait to be a Mom. Nobody grows up saying, I can’t wait to be a Stepmom!

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A Letter to All Stepmoms on Mother’s Day

But here’s the thing. Mother’s Day IS for you. If you are a Mother to any child, through blood, adoption or marriage you should be celebrated on Mother’s Day. It’s hard work being a mom and each woman deserves a day to be appreciated. Even if your Stepchildren are too young to understand all that you do for them, let me be the one to acknowledge your efforts.

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Being a mother is my greatest honor. No matter what I have accomplished in life, and no matter what remains for me to accomplish, there is nothing I will be more proud of than being Ryan’s mother. Here are 20 quotes about motherhood from proud moms and proud sons and daughters who loved and appreciated their moms.

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Mother’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate the special women in our lives. Families are diverse, and if a child doesn’t have a mother in his life, there is most likely another special woman who deserves some special recognition. Here is a list of crafts that children can create for the women who nurture, support, encourage, and love them.

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It’s no surprise that we love Mother’s Day here at MomsLA. We truly believe that every Mom should be celebrated all year long, but we also love this one special day. Mother’s Day is a terrific chance to honor and appreciate the love and dedication of mothers, especially your own Mom, your partner, or yourself.

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