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(STEP)MOM: A DUAL MEMOIR

In (Step)Mom: A Dual Memoir, I partner with the stepmother of my children, Tina Gipford, to share a raw, funny, sometimes-awkward, and hopefully inspiring look inside the crazy world of “co-parenting.” Rather than writing another “how-to” parenting treatise, we wanted to do something more authentic and entertaining. We took turns sharing stories, from the unique vantage points of a mom and a stepmom, on the trials and tribulations of raising kids between two families. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed writing it!!

ABOUT ERIN (MOM) & TINA (STEPMOM)

Hello!

My name is Erin Gipford, and this is Tina—my friend, the stepmother to my children, wife of my ex-husband, and now, co-author. We’re just two “normal” moms from a small town in Wisconsin who, like so many others, found ourselves in the often-complicated and hardly-ever-fun position of “co-parenting.” And if that wasn’t hard enough, we decided to write a book about it—together!

Why, you might ask, did we decide to do this? Our big mommy hearts continually break, each and every time we hear of, or witness first-hand, children who are caught in the middle of parents and step-parents that just can’t seem to get along. Trust us, we get it. Been there, done that. Thankfully, somewhere amidst all the ups and downs, we figured it out. And we hope that in some small way, sharing our stories will help others to figure it out as well.

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If You Are A Stepmom You Are Going to Want to Read This…

As I sit here, in my home office, creating and scheduling social media posts promoting my upcoming book, I can’t shake this feeling that one teeny part of the world needs a little fixing… a little love… some good ol’ fashioned TLC. Let me explain. I am, what I...

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Our First Blended Birthday Celebration

Our First Blended Birthday Celebration Yesterday, my daughter celebrated 17 years in this beautiful world. She is growing up to be such a kind and positive young lady. There is no doubt in my mind this girl is going to do great things in her life. She reminds me of...

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An Undeniable Experience of Faith Over Fear

I have always known that my faith is stronger than any fear that can arise inside of me. This is because time and time again, I successfully achieved my goals in life by consciously choosing to have faith versus giving into my fears. And let me tell you, I have bitten...

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