July 20, 2017

No doubt about it, being a stepmom is hard. But throw some biological children into the mix and the situation becomes even more complicado! I was a stepmom for about two years  until I had my baby girl Brigitte. This little angel was greeted with open arms by my stepki...

July 12, 2017

 Let's raise a glass to stepmoms! We surely deserve a drink because being a stepmom is tough at times. In this video I am joined by a fellow stepmamma, Tara, who is also a professional bartender. We are talking about our experiences as a stepmom and learning how to mak...

June 27, 2017

Everyone's relationship with their stepkid(s) is different. Regardless, I am a firm believer that if you have a happy, healthy relationship with your stepkids, even if you seldom see them, it will lead to a happier YOU. So let's work on those relationships together (I...

June 5, 2017

In this segment I am joined by June Taylor. She has been a stepmom for over 25 years and is a licensed psychotherapist and stepfamily coach. In other words, she has no clue what she is talking about. Ha! Quite conversely, this woman is basically a guru for stepmoms. An...

May 17, 2017

 Before I met my husband, I strictly dated guys my age. It just worked out like that. So you can imagine that when I met and fell in love with my husband who is 24 years older than me, it was a big pill for me to swallow. Even he was uncomfortable with this huge age sp...

May 2, 2017

As the Nacho Mom, it would be an absolute sin to ignore Cinco de Mayo. Not because it is Mexican Indepence Day (because its not!) but because I can't help but show my Mexican pride and use any excuse to celebrate with a Margarita!

Once I got the wheels churning about ho...

April 27, 2017

We stepmammas deserve a break every now and then. We need an outlet to relieve our minds of the stressors and frustrations that accompany our role as stepmother. Introducing the Zen. Jen + Zelman = Zen. This fun, flirty cocktail is fresh, delicious, low calorie and STR...

April 21, 2017

 Lord knows there are PLENTY of grievances to express when it comes to the topic of stepmotherhood. However, I was in the mood to talk about something uplifting so I decided to make a list of the pros of being a stepmom. There have to be some right? Otherwise, what the...

April 7, 2017

I hate to workout. I like it in theory and always aspired to be a gym rat, but it’s just not in my DNA. However, being a moderately vain person, I want to look good and feel good, and therefore recognize that I have to do something to keep myself physically fit (and he...

March 29, 2017

Does the BM (biological mom) of your stepkids drive you completely insane? Welcome to stepmotherhood! Being a stepmom has lots of joyful aspects but of course it also comes with its challenges (duh, that’s why I created Nacho Mom). And of those challenges, the most fru...

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