Churches - we need you! Tips to Support Second Moms

Churches - we need you! Tips to Support Second Moms
How Churches Can Support Women who are Moms in Complex Families such as Adoptive Moms & Step-Moms

Just imagine…You're a mom, and you're not the child's first mom. They don’t automatically look to you as their home base, as “mom”.  You feel alone, unsupported, and like you don't quite fit in anywhere, and while your church has been an integral part of your life for years, you’re feeling less and less connected, less and less understood, less and less supported.
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Church support, adoptive moms, step-moms, blended families, complex families, second mom, Legacy Living,

Second Moms Get R.E.A.L!

Second Moms Get R.E.A.L!
Second Moms I'm here to remind you that you are Moms For REAL and can feel  REAL too! ...
Let's spell it out....

  • R is for realistic and also the reality checks we may need from time to time. Reality-based expectations can help us hold onto truth while also holding onto hope & joy!....
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The Unique Challenges of Being a Second Mom

   The Unique Challenges of Being a Second Mom
If you're a second mom, you know the unique challenges that come with the role. You may feel like you're constantly playing catch-up, trying to figure out how to best help and support your partner and kids. While there's no roadmap for this parenting journey, there are some things you can do to make it a little bit easier.  
Start by reaching out for support from other second moms – they'll likely understand what you're going through and can offer valuable advice. And don't be afraid to ask your husband for help too. But realize you both have your own stuff to deal with and may be a bit close to the issues to see each other's point of view very clearly. 
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second mom tips, adoptive mother advice