The Stepdad’s Inspiration Library is a collection of media items by -or about- dads. The Library is an ever-growing resource to help Stepdads become better informed, recharge their batteries or develop the right dad-itude. Some of the videos are educational. Others are pure entertainment.
If you’d like to recommend an addition to the Inspiration Library email the webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to the video or audio source.
Alexis’s Letter to Her Daddy
There are moments that remind us why we’re on this Stepdad journey. Thanks to Jack & Tiffany Price and their family for sharing this tender moment.
014: Daniel Wagner, ‘How A Shoe Taught My Daughter A Lesson’
Tim’s guest is Daniel Wagner – a vlogger and fellow Stepdad with a funny but effective strategy about boundaries.
013: 6 Minute Friday ‘The Psychology behind Stepdads’
Tim talks with with Stepdadding.com founder Stacey J. Wheeler about ‘The Psychology behind Stepdads’
012: Dr. Carl Pickhardt ‘Keys to becoming a successful Stepfather’
In This Episode Tim talks with Author, Blogger, Psychiatrist and Family Counselor Dr. Carl Pickhardt. As a psychologist, he provides practical strategies in my articles and books to help parents effectively cope with this developmental change as well as with other normal child raising problems. EDUCATION/BACKGROUND: B.A. Harvard College, 1961 (English.) M. Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1966 (Counseling) Ph.D. […]
011 The Six Minute Friday Q/A ‘How to enter the life of a teenage stepson’
In this episode we answer a question all new Stepdads should ask. “Tim, I’ve never had a child and the woman I’m about to marry has a thirteen year old son I’m not sure where to start or the best way to be a Stepdad to him, what would you do and how would you do it?”- Tyler Fr. OH. Fist […]
010 Stacey James Wheeler: You want answers? Ask a Stepdad!
This episode features Stacey James Wheeler. The founder of Stepdadding.com, Stacey is a Family Dynamics Researcher, a speaker and author of The Stepdad’s Guide, and Stepdad 101. The focus of his research is the struggles of step-families. His mission is to reduce the step-family divorce rate. Stacey is the author of The Stepdad Survey – a multi-year research study designed […]
009: 6 Minute Friday
Once you realize your ‘true’ purpose as a Stepdad it’ll free you up like nothing else has! Today on the 6 minute episode I’m coming after a mindset that has crippled and cheated the Stepdad and step parent community for far to long!
008: Doing The Work Without The Reward
As Stepdads we oftentimes find ourselves sitting outside the ‘big show’ while our step children’s bio dad has front row seats. This in itself is not a bad thing considering the total family dynamic. But it can be hurtful and takes a huge amount of self awareness as well as self preservation. My guest today is Mark Taylor, a Stepdad, […]
007: Six Minute Friday ‘The Stress of Transition’
In this episode I talk about the importance of preparing for transition and how not to loose the relationship you and your stepchild have built in the process. I’ll also speak about my own insecurities as a Stepdad and how I made sure my biological son understood his place in my heart during transition.
006: Anthony Sturdivant, I’m not allowed to call you dad
In this episode I speak with Anthony Sturdivant, a Stepdad to a Seven-year-old stepdaughter as well as adult stepdaughter from a previous relationship. The dilemma Anthony finds himself in is all to common in the lives of not only Stepdads but Stepmoms as well. After a summer away with her biological dad, Anthony’s stepdaughter returned home with some news that upsets […]
005: The Six Minute Friday
Join me as I announce some exciting new additions to The Six Minute Friday format. I’m also sharing key points from my previous guest Emmitt Muckles on his claim that Stepdads do a great service to this country! You’re right on time, pull up a chair and have a seat at the table – let’s talk!
004: Emmitt Muckles, The Billionaire Stepdad Mindset
Emmitt Muckles is the founder of ‘The Billionaire Lifestyle’ and is a passionate Stepdad who joined ‘The Six Minute Stepdad’ for a chat on the mindset of the modern day Stepdad. Emmitt Muckles, is a Trainer , a Public Speaker, a business owner and a person who deeply cares about the well-being of others. His approach to his parenting role is closely […]