Author: Bonnie Koehn

Bonnie is a work-at-home parent by day and freelance writer by night. She spends her 7 minutes of daily free-time trying to figure out how to get paid to read, go to yoga and sleep. She can be reached at [email protected]

6 Reasons why step-parents are amazing

Posted on Nov 26, 2018 by Bonnie Koehn

To the ones who show up and step up when they could be doing almost anything else: thank ...

What you need to know about dating someone with children

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 by Bonnie Koehn

There shouldn’t be any pressure to commit before you, and the kids, are ready...

Mother’s Day: Reflecting on the battles and victories of moms we know and love

Posted on May 7, 2018 by Bonnie Koehn

We are all in this together...

To the single moms, on Mother’s Day

Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by Bonnie Koehn

Dear single mom, I see you this Mother's Day. I see you doing the best you can ...

Learning to trust after a major heartbreak

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 by Bonnie Koehn

There are times we get our hearts broken and are able to quickly dust ourselves off and start ...

On loving a single mom

Posted on Feb 5, 2018 by Bonnie Koehn

Tips for anyone who decides to have a relationship with a woman who has a pint-sized sidekick or ...

How to stay sane during a high-conflict divorce

Posted on Feb 2, 2018 by Bonnie Koehn

The negativity of a high-conflict divorce can wear you down. Here are 10 tips for getting through it ...

Helping children cope with difficult adults

Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Bonnie Koehn

A child’s heart and mind can struggle when faced with the confusing behaviors of a difficult adult...

If you are being abused …

Posted on Nov 23, 2017 by Bonnie Koehn

Love never abuses, no matter how many times you have been told that it does...

Helping children cope with a narcissistic parent

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 by Bonnie Koehn

A child’s heart and mind can struggle when faced with the confusing behaviours of a narcissistic parent ...

Red and green lights when dating a parent

Posted on Feb 17, 2017 by Bonnie Koehn

When kids are involved and we are falling fast, relationships can accelerate at an intense pace. As exciting ...

Early signs of an unhealthy relationship

Posted on Feb 17, 2017 by Bonnie Koehn

One of the reasons women get caught up in unhealthy relationships is that abusers can be very charming, ...

Parenthood: The great bulldozer

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 by Bonnie Koehn

Parenthood means that suddenly you no longer have the energy to accept anything less than what your kid ...

Dear new mom, I promise it gets easier

Posted on Aug 26, 2016 by Bonnie Koehn

The first two years of motherhood are a weird time; the most beautiful, joyous months of your life, ...

The rules of being a dad

Posted on Jan 7, 2016 by Bonnie Koehn

Maybe that's the most important rule: there are no "mom" or "dad" rules, there are only "partner" and ...

The lessons of parenting through grief

Posted on Nov 12, 2015 by Bonnie Koehn

That bright little face looking up at me reminds me that there is so much to be happy ...

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