My almost royal wedding!

The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton (William is my 3rd cousin) is fast approaching and I am reminded of the day, 31 years ago, when I almost became William’s aunt and Princess Diana’s sister-in-law - Flash back to the night of July 27, 1981 – right before the wedding of William’s parents, Prince …

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The evolution of being a stepmother.

For me, being a parent was incredibly easy, whereas being a stepparent challenged me to grow in ways I didn’t anticipate. My stepchildren demanded that I ‘step’ up and become a better person. The old adage about being a stepparent is, ”You have all the responsibility and none of the authority.” It was hard! I …