The Stepmom Club

By Grady Savage

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The Stepmom Club Podcast, hosted by Grady Savage, is a positive Podcast for stepmoms to build bridges, normalize stepparenting, and for women who need to know someone just "gets it.”

Episode Date
Ep. 32 - Cultivating Stepmom Gratitude
11:32

In this episode, I talk about gratitude in stepmotherhood - why it's hard, why it's important, and how to cultivate more of it.

 

Mentioned in this Episode:

Gratitude Instagram Post

Link to Article on Gratitude Studies

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Follow The Stepmom Club Podcast on facebook here.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

Feb 28, 2020
Ep. 31 - What Stepmoms Wish Their Partners Knew
01:03:22

In this episode of the podcast, I talk with Kristen Skiles from Stepmomming about what stepmoms wish their partners knew and understood about the stepmom experience.

 

Mentioned in this Episode:

The Best Gift - Blog Post

Podcast Episode #19 - Overcoming Second Wife Insecurities

Dear Husband - Stepmomming Blog Post

 

Connect with Kristen:

Stepmomming Website

Stepmomming Instagram

Stepmomming Facebook

Stepmomming Pinterest

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Apply to join the facebook group here!

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Feb 21, 2020
Ep. 30 - When to Tell the Bio-Mom About Your Relationship
11:48

In this episode, I answer an anonymous listener question about when to tell the biological mom about your relationship.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Follow The Stepmom Club Podcast on facebook here.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com

Feb 14, 2020
Ep. 29 - Stepparenting a Child with a Serious Illness
56:51

In this episode of the podcast, I talk with Desiree about her experience being a stepmom to a child who was diagnosed with a serious illness and how she and her husband navigated that with her daughter and two stepchildren.

 

Connect with Desiree:

Harts & Pearls Website

Harts & Pearls Instagram

Harts & Pearls Facebook

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Apply to join the facebook group here!

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Feb 07, 2020
Ep. 28 - Disciplining Stepkids
10:07

In this episode, I answer a listener question from Lauren about enforcing discipline as a stepmom.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Follow The Stepmom Club Podcast on facebook here.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com

Jan 30, 2020
Ep. 27 - Being an Unmarried Stepmom
36:52

In this episode of the podcast, I chat with Molly and her experience being a full-time stepmom who isn't married to her partner/the dad of her two awesome stepdaughters.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Apply to join the facebook group here!

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Jan 24, 2020
Ep. 26 - Listener Question: Sheena
10:56

In this episode, I answer a listener voicemail from Sheena about dealing with difficult extended family on social media.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Follow The Stepmom Club Podcast on facebook here.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com

Jan 17, 2020
Ep. 25 - Stepparenting and the School System
40:24

In this episode of the podcast, I chat with Jami about her experience stepparenting and the school system - both as an educator and a stepmom herself!

 

Connect with Jami on Instagram!

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Apply to join the facebook group here!

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Jan 03, 2020
Ep. 24 - Parallel Parenting
10:01

In this episode, I talk about the difference between parallel parenting and coparenting, and why one or the other might work best for you and your family.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Follow The Stepmom Club Podcast on facebook here.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com

Dec 27, 2019
Ep. 23 – Stepmotherhood and Christianity
35:46

In this episode of the podcast, I chat with Tia about stepmotherhood, Christianity, and how her faith intersects with her stepparenting.

 

Mentioned in this episode:

Dear Church: Stop Calling Families "Broken"

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Apply to join the facebook group here!

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Dec 20, 2019
Ep. 22 – Mourning in Stepmotherhood
15:37

In this episode, I talk about the importance of mourning as a stepmom.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Mentioned in this episode:

The Stepmom Letters: Mourning

 

Follow The Stepmom Club Podcast on facebook here.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com

Dec 13, 2019
Ep. 21 – Stepparenting with a Newborn at Home
34:13

In this episode of the podcast, I chat with Amanda about adjusting to life as a stepmom with an older stepchild and a brand new newborn at home!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Apply to join the facebook group here!

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Dec 06, 2019
Ep. 20 - Being on the Same Team
08:41

In this episode, I chat about why it's so important to avoid blame and be on the same team with your partner in your relationship.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Follow The Stepmom Club Podcast on facebook here.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com

Nov 29, 2019
Ep. 19 - Overcoming Second Wife Insecurities and Finding Your Place with Kristen Skiles
38:14

In this episode, I chat with Kristen Skiles about her experience with overcoming second wife insecurities and finding your place in your stepfamily.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

 

Connect with Kristen: 

Stepmomming Website

Kristen's Instagram

Nov 22, 2019
Ep. 18 - The "Seven Year Theory"
09:37

In this episode, I chat about the "Seven Year Theory" and whether or not I think it's accurate to our situation in the Savage Fam.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Mentioned in this episode (affiliate links):

The Smart Stepmom

The Smart Stepfamily

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com

 

Nov 15, 2019
Ep. 17 - Stepparenting with Multiple Bio-Moms with Bethany Allen
47:49

In this episode, I chat with Bethany Allen about her experience stepparenting three stepchildren with two different bio-moms.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

 

For links mentioned in this episode, go here!

 

Connect with Bethany: 
Instagram: fulltimehumans

Nov 08, 2019
Ep. 16 - "Step" Isn't A Bad Word
11:20

In this episode, I chat about why I don't think "step" is a bad word and ways to communicate about the words you use to describe your family.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

 

 

Nov 01, 2019
Ep. 15 - Building Marriage on a Foundation of Adversity
46:06

In this episode, I chat with Brianna Heida about her experience in building a marriage on a foundation of adversity.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

 

For links mentioned in this episode, go here!

 

Connect with Brianna:

Website: Painted Prayers
Podcast: Creative Salvation
Instagram: briheida

Oct 24, 2019
Ep. 14 - Dealing with a High-Conflict Bio Parent
07:01

In this episode, I talk about a method you can use to help deal with a high-conflict person.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

Going Grey Rock

Stepmom Motivation Alexa Flash Briefing

 

Dec 21, 2018
Ep. 13 - Don't Tell Me I Chose This Life with Naja Hall of Blended and Black
36:16

In this episode, I chat with Naja Hall about her experience dealing with stepparent judgement!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

 

For links mentioned in this episode, go here!

 

Connect with Naja on her blog (and all subsequent social media) here!

Dec 14, 2018
Ep. 12 - Stepfamily Holiday Traditions
07:01

On today's episode of The Stepmom Club Podcast, I share some thoughts on what to consider as you create stepfamily holiday traditions.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Dec 07, 2018
Ep. 11 - Stepmom Inner Peace with Anna de Acosta
49:33

In this episode, I chat with Anna de Acosta about her experience with cultivating inner peace as a stepmom!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

 

For links mentioned in this episode, go here!

 

Connect with Anna on her blog (and all subsequent social media) here!

Nov 30, 2018
Ep. 10 - Who Should Come First - Your Partner or the Kids?
06:33

On today's episode of The Stepmom Club Podcast, I'm answering the age-old question: Who should come first, your partner or the kids?

 

To read the blog post referenced in this post, click here!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Aug 02, 2018
Ep. 9 - Coparenting Well with Kate Chapman of This Life In Progress
40:47

Today I'm speaking with Kate Chapman, a biological mom to three and a stepmom to three as well!  Kate has written extensively about blended families and she has lots of unique insights about coparenting to share!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

 

Blog Posts mentioned in this episode:

Kate's post on Stepparent Boundaries

The First Proposal

Letter to the Nuclear Family

 

Connect with Kate on her blog (and all subsequent social media) here!

Jul 25, 2018
Ep. 8 - Quick Stepfamily Bonding Activity
07:16

On today's episode of The Stepmom Club Podcast, I'm sharing a super simple, easy, and fun way to bond with your stepkids!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Feb 07, 2018
Ep. 7 - Stepparenting Through Tough Times
37:51

Today I'm speaking with Zoe, an amazing stepmom and biomom, about her experience stepparenting while going through tough times and grief.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Check out this episode's corresponding blog post here!

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

 

Read Zoe's Stepmom Club Series interview on the blog here!

Connect with her on instagram, twitter, or check out her writing here :)

Jan 31, 2018
Ep. 6 - How to Deal with the Time You've Missed
10:46

Today I'm answering a question from Sara about how to handle the fact that you've missed some important parts of your stepkid's childhood.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Referenced in the Podcast:

The Stepmom Letters: Mourning

This Episode's Corresponding Blog Post

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Jan 19, 2018
Ep. 5 - Stepparenting with a Chronic Illness
24:21

Today I'm speaking with Brigitte, a Southern California stepmom, about her experience stepparenting with a chronic illness.

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

Want to join our private facebook community for stepmoms?  Check us out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomclub/ 

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Jan 05, 2018
Ep. 4 - Should you friend your stepkid's bioparent on social media?
06:51

A Solo-sode with Grady Savage!

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Sep 08, 2017
Ep. 3 - Stepmom Self-Care with Jocelyn of The Supportive Stepmom
24:01

Today I'm speaking with Jocelyn, of The Supportive Stepmom, about stepmom self-care!

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Aug 10, 2017
Ep. 2 - Introducing the Savages
14:04

Just a basic introduction to your host, Grady Savage, and her family! :) 

 

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Jul 12, 2017
Ep. 1 - Stepparenting a Teenager
45:29

For more information on this podcast, visit www.stepmomclubpodcast.com.

 

To leave me a voicemail, head over to https://www.speakpipe.com/stepmomclub.

 

Have a question?  Feel free to shoot me an email at grady@gradybirdblog.com!

Jul 01, 2017