Today feels like a Monday with the Holiday yesterday. I'm having a hard time getting started even with my steaming cup of tea. At least it's Tuesday and I'm posting Tidbit Tuesday on Tuesday so that's a plus this week! Yeah me!
After posting Tidbit Tuesday last week - many of the comments and conversations I had following brought up the question - Is being a Step-Mom the hardest, most challenging role I have had in my life?
My initial response was Y-E-S, hands down it's been the hardest role of my life!
As I was telling my Hubby this very thing - he said even more than being a Mom dealing with your daughter's Step-Mom? I have had some very serious issues with Malus over the past 17 years. As I took time to think about my relationships with the Step-Mom(Malus) and the Mom's(Bitty/Greta) I deal with in both roles my reaction was still a big YES! I jotted down the some of the differences. Here they are:
Some of my reasons why being a Mom and dealing with the Step-Mom to my child ranks second to being a Step-Mom: