Heidi Farrell is a stepmom of two young adults, and a bio mom of three smaller "ours" children, ages 9, 7, and 4.
She is the founder of notjustastepmom.com where she offers encouragement, practical tools, and personal stories from her stepfamily journey. Heidi coaches stepmoms individually or in small groups specifically designed for stepmoms of "Ours Babies," and loves when women experience personal growth through friendship and community.
Heidi has bachelor's and master's degrees in music, German, and has been certified as a Kindermusik instructor, where she studied positive ways to connect with small children.
Her writing has been found on such websites as Her View From Home, Love What Matters, Kidspot Australia, Today Parents and the Today Show. She is currently working on her book about the joys and complications of adding an "Ours Baby" to a stepfamily.
Session Title: Is Resentment Stealing The Joy Of Adding An "Ours Baby" To Your Family?
- Resentment and where it comes from
- Things to consider (if any) before having an "Ours Baby"
- Deal with your emotions about having an "Ours Baby"
- Things stepmoms and their spouse can do to help stepkids transition from just them to having siblings