The Best Gift a Step Parent Can Give Their Step Children

The Best Gift is the Voice of "It's Okay"

I always loved giving my children gifts.  I always liked to surprise them by giving them something new or different.  I enjoyed the process of determining how I could give them something that would make them laugh or delight them.  Often, I would give them things that they didn’t know they would need.

At the end of the day, the best gift a stepmom or dad could give their children is the true gift of generosity.  Generosity of the heart and mind, not of the pocketbook.  Generosity means that your home is a calm, welcoming place.  When parents or children have to change schedules, you are generous of heart.  It’s okay.  If the children are late, that’s okay, too.  Generously allowing the children one-on-one time with their bio parent is a lovely stocking stuffer.  The gift of being easy going and not attaching alot of meaning to holiday schedules is the best gift you can give your kids.

One Response to The Best Gift a Step Parent Can Give Their Step Children

  1. I want 10% of the profits or at least a free t-shirt!The book tuernd out fairly well and Dad seemed to really like it. I included an inside joke one of those that the next time you’re in town, I’ll have to tell you about. Gotta love my hillbilly family and their new worthy drama.I want to create another book with all of the old family photos, but I have to be in a scanning mood again.By the way, can I borrow you to follow me around and boost my self-esteem? Please? I don’t pay well, but I know a good cupcake shop!

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