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When Loyalty Breaks The Bond.

When Loyalty Breaks The Bond.

Alexa play “Loyalty, loyalty, loyalty by Kendrick Lamar ft. Rhianna…” How the heck will I ever form a bond with my stepchildren, asked no blended mom ever! Sike! Loyalty, a seven-letter word that can make or break your blended family transition. I consider myself loyal, but man oh man these children take it to the next level, and can you…

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Black Love: Blended Families

Black Love: Blended Families

I’m so excited to share that Tre & I were interviewed on the @mindovermelaninpod podcast to share our platform Blend More With The Orr’s. Host Bailey Jeremie gives the history behind blended families being a family dynamic among African Americans as early as 1619 and how that history shapes blended families in the black community today. Be sure to visit…

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Are You REALLY Ok?

Are You REALLY Ok?

Most of my close friends are either in traditional families or Singletons so I often feel like I’m on a tiny island by myself. It’s so easy to feel isolated on this blended family journey. I recently lost my father to cancer so EVERYTHING feels larger than it is. Small arguments feel like the end of the world, I’m constantly…

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She’s Got It ALL!

She’s Got It ALL!

She’s got it ALL!!! Yep those are the 4 words I chant in my head over and over again as I sashay all over town handling things. I’m a wife, mom, and a career woman and I do all of these things extremely well…or at least that’s what my friends tell me lol Some days I feel on top of…

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