We Must Be Careful Not to Divide Our Stepkids in Half {31 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Stepmom}


Welcome to Desperately Seeking Sanity…I’m Heather, a mostly sane wife and mother of four and I blog humorously about life… Feel free to look around and stay as long as you like. You’re totally allowed to subscribe to my RSS feed if you’re in for the occasional laugh or moving moment. Thanks for visiting and […]

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This Is Their Story {31 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Stepmom}


  We all have various stories from our past that affect who we are.  For me, I was an Army Brat and moved around a lot; I was the daughter of someone who wasn’t affectionate; I strayed from the path I was raised to follow. All of those things make me who I am today. […]

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Don’t Lose Focus on What’s Truly Important {31 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Stepmom}


My hope, when I began this series, was to reach out to other stepmoms, those thinking they were crazy and the only ones experiencing this, and show them they aren’t alone.  It was also, in part, a way for me to overcome fear I allowed into my life and my writing.  What I really wasn’t […]

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Sometimes You Just Have to Laugh {31 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Stepmom}


It’s one of those days that I just don’t have time to write what’s going on in my head… a long day, with a youth event and trying to prepare for my classes at church tomorrow and our annual halloween party… I had a GREAT idea that I’d share a few funny things about being […]

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More Kids = More Work {31 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Stepmom}


I’ve never been particularly good at math.  It’s not a secret.  I think satan was involved in algebra because God was in the simple math business (you know.. by making your tithe 10%?) But when the hubs and I announced we were getting hitched, one of the first responses people had was “do you realize […]

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