Books & Resources

Wendy Mogul, Blessings of A Skinned Knee
Why everything isn’t good even when it’s so-called perfect.

Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection
A great guide in how to be a vulnerable human without falling apart. 
Brene Brown, PhD, is a researcher of vulnerability, courage, shame and living with your whole heart.

Karla McLaren, The Language of Emotions
McLaren is an empathy pioneer and the clearest descriptions of working with the emotions I’ve ever seen.

National Stepfamily Resource Center
Information, resources, and support for stepfamily members and the professionals who work with them.

Wednesday Martin, Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do
Martin has written the bible for stepmothers. She normalizes the experience.