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    “Confessions of an Evil Stepmother”, Phoenix Magazine, July, 2017, https://www.phoenixmag.com/2017/07/01/confessions-of-an-evil-stepmother/

    “The 3 Magic Words That Will Save Your Stepfamily”, The Huffington Post Plus, December 7, 2017, https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-3-magic-words-that-will-save-your-stepfamily_b_11822428

    “4 Tips to Avoid the Summer Divorce Schedule Claims”, The Huffington Post Plus, December 7, 2017, https://www.huffpost.com/entry/4-tips-to-avoid-the-summe_b_10111778

    “The Stepmother’s Dilemma on Mother’s Day: To Celebrate or Not Celebrate”, The Huffington Post Plus, May 7, 2017, https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-stepmothers-dilemma-on-mothers-day-to-celebrate_b_590f7a18e4b046ea176aec98https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-stepmothers-dilemma-on-mothers-day-to-celebrate_

    “A Stepmother’s Pain”, A Short Film, November 1, 2016, https://youtu.be/Ehdiu0lfNBM

    “What This Not-So-Evil Stepmom Has Learned From Decades of Parenting,” The Huffington Post, November 20, 2015,http://bit.ly/hufffamfriday

    “Pigeonhole Books Interview with a Blogger: Barbara Goldberg”, PigeonHole Books (a site devoted to books for multicultural, blended and same-sex families), April 6, 2015, http://pigeonholebooks.com/2015/04/08/blogger-interview-barbara-goldberg/

    “How to Have the Perfect Stepfamily Holiday”, The Huffington Post, November 20, 2014, http://bit.ly/perfectstepholiday

    “What If We Could All Be Like Brangelina?”, The Huffington Post, September 2, 2014, http://huff.to/1t6IaHA

    “When a Stepmother Has Her Period”, The Huffington Post, August 5, 2014, http://huff.to/1vrmICZ

    “Expert Teaches Stepmothers How to Enjoy the Journey”, Stacy Hawkins Adams, Richmond Times Dispatch, August 4, 2014, http://bit.ly/timesdispatch

    “I’ve Been Consciously Uncoupling for Years”, The Huffington Post, April 9, 2014, http://huff.to/1xYUnjI

    “I’ve Been Consciously Uncoupling for Years!”, Blogher, March 30, 2014, http://bit.ly/stepmomcoupling

    “Yeah! I’m Consciously Uncoupled, Not Divorced!”, The Huffington Post, March 30, 2014, http://huff.to/1mmOV69

    “A Stepmom Learns from Nelson Mandela”, The Huffington Post, December 13, 2013, http://huff.to/1mmOV69

    “Obamacare:  Run the Government Like You Raise Your Children, October 2, 2013, http://huff.to/GArxlv

    “3 Good Reasons the Ex-Wife Hates the Stepmother”, The Huffington Post, September 24, 2013, http://huff.to/17ZX7CX

    “Where Do Grandmom and Grandpop Fit Into the Stepfamily Picture?” August 3, 2013, http://huff.to/15KsAb8

    “The Three Lies We Tell Ourselves About Mother’s Day”, The Huffington Post, May 8, 2013, http://huff.to/1237SzP.

    “The Four Lessons I Learned from Lance Armstrong”, The Huffington Post, January 23, 2013, http://huff.to/WQy3qV.

    Do You Dread Your Stepfamily’s Transitional Days? 6 Tips to Conquer the Anxiety, The Huffington Post, November 24, 2012, http://huff.to/Top1zR.

    “The Truth About Step Parents Revealed at The Olympics”, The Huffington Post, August 12, 2012, http://huff.to/WW8nx0.

    The 3 Steps to Becoming a Super Stepmom”,  The Huffington Post, July 17, 2012, http://huff.to/TjuTcQ.

    What Can Facebook Teach Us About a Stepfamily?, The Huffington Post, April 6, 2012, http://huff.to/IdZin8

    Ean’s Mom vs Silence aka If We Don’t Acknowledge the Stepmother, Maybe She Won’t Be There”, Mummybrain, February 15, 2012, http://bit.ly/yPiFpH

    What Steve Jobs Taught Me About Stepfamilies“, The Huffington Post, October 10-14, 2011, http://huff.to/rgPgZe.

    Chosen as FISSIONchicks Top Picks Blog, “Steve Jobs and The Legacy He Leaves Our Families”, October 6, 2011.

    Syndicated by Blogher, “Anyone Who Wants To Love You is Always Welcome, ” September 19, 2011, http://www.blogher.com/best-book-ever-written.

    “What to Expect When You Are Dating a Parent”, by Amy Keyishian in Match.com

    “Happy Mother’s Day to My Stepmom”, Guest Blogger at Acting Balanced

    “Advice for Camilla Parker Bowles”, OpEd News

    Read articles by The Evil Stepmom Speaks’ Barb Goldberg at www.examiner.com, Scottsdale Edition, Step Parenting Expert
    “Stepmoms are Fun at Royal Weddings”

    “Avoiding the Wicked Stepmother and Other Step Parenting Tips”, by Jen Watkins, The St.George News, March 23, 2011

    Radio Interviews


    Martha Stewart Living Radio, Whole Life Show with Terri Trespicio, August, 2011

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    Listeners discover the best ways to make yourself, your home, and your planet healthy and beautiful, inside and out.  Barb  and Terri discuss how to blend step families.

    LA 980 Radio Interview with Maggie McKay:

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    Interview with Peggy Nolan of The Stepmom Toolbox:

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    The Stepmom Toolbox Blog Radio Show is a resource for all stepmoms.  We discuss the importance of your physical home.  I teach stepmoms about how the brain affects the stepmom experience.

    Relationships 101 with Dr. Beth Erickson, Being Protective as a New Stepmom:

    [audio:https://www.theevilstepmotherspeaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/drbeth6611.mp3|titles=Relationships 101 with Dr. Beth Erickson]

    Relationships 101 is a series of conversations about relationships of all kinds: spouses, partners and singles, parents with children and grandchildren, siblings with each other, friendships, and mentors and the mentees whose growth they invest in nurturing. Its central theme emphasizes the importance of relationships to everyone’s quality of life and the problems that occur when they are fractured. For insightful advice on all of your relationships, find Dr. Beth at:
    http://webtalkradio.net/shows/relationships-101/

    Everyday Wisdom for Families Interview with Kellie  Ann Peterson:

    [audio:https://www.theevilstepmotherspeaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Everyday_Wisdom_for_Families_Kellie_Ann_Peterson.mp3|titles=Everyday Wisdom for Families with Kellie Ann Peterson]

    Parenting expert Kellie Ann Peterson is talking with other experts and authors on current parenting topics. You can join her at her radio show:
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/everydaywisdomforfamilies/page/2

    Interview with Clint Arthur, author of Daddy Loves You:

    [audio:https://www.theevilstepmotherspeaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Daddy_Loves_You_Clint_Arthur.mp3|titles=Interview with Daddy Loves You author Clint Arthur]

    Read Clint’s moving communications with his young daughter:
    http://www.amazon.com/Daddy-Loves-You-Clint-Arthur/dp/1461052858

    Television


    The McMahon Group & The Morning Scramble AZ/TV7 Segments

    Barb sits with Pat McMahon to dissect the world of the stepmom.  Known as their blended family expert, The Morning Scramble Show has invited Barb back on multiple occasions.

     

     

    The Evil Stepmother talks with Oprah

     

     

     

     

     

    Barb Goldberg, of The Evil Stepmother Speaks, talks to Oprah Winfrey about stepfamilies and divorce.

     

    Articles


    “Expert Teaches Stepmothers How to Enjoy the Journey”, Stacy Hawkins Adams, Richmond Times Dispatch, August 4, 2014, http://bit.ly/timesdispatch

    “I’ve Been Consciously Uncoupling for Years”, The Huffington Post, April 9, 2014, http://huff.to/1xYUnjI

    “Yeah! I’m Consciously Uncoupled, Not Divorced!”, The Huffington Post, March 30, 2014, http://huff.to/1mmOV69

    “A Stepmom Learns from Nelson Mandela”, The Huffington Post, December 13, 2013, http://huff.to/1mmOV69

    “Obamacare:  Run the Government Like You Raise Your Children, October 2, 2013, http://huff.to/GArxlv

    “3 Good Reasons the Ex-Wife Hates the Stepmother”, Huffington Post, September 24, 2013, http://huff.to/17ZX7CX

    “Where Do Grandmom and Grandpop Fit Into the Stepfamily Picture?” August 3, 2013, http://huff.to/15KsAb8

    “The Three Lies We Tell Ourselves About Mother’s Day”, The Huffington Post, May 8, 2013, http://huff.to/1237SzP.

    “The Four Lessons I Learned from Lance Armstrong”, The Huffington Post, January 23, 2013, http://huff.to/WQy3qV.

    “The Evil Stepmother Speaks: I Feel As If Nothing Will Change!”, Celebrity Balla, January 4, 2013, http://www.celebrityballa.com/2013/01/carl-thomas/will-stepmother-speaksi-042013-feel-if-change-evil-nothing-jan

    Do You Dread Your Stepfamily’s Transitional Days? 6 Tips to Conquer the Anxiety, The Huffington Post, November 24, 2012, http://huff.to/Top1zR.

    “The Truth About Step Parents Revealed at The Olympics”, The Huffington Post, August 12, 2012, http://huff.to/WW8nx0.

    The 3 Steps to Becoming a Super Stepmom”,  The Huffington Post, July 17, 2012, http://huff.to/TjuTcQ.

    What Can Facebook Teach Us About a Stepfamily?, The Huffington Post, April 6, 2012, http://huff.to/IdZin8

    Ean’s Mom vs Silence aka If We Don’t Acknowledge the Stepmother, Maybe She Won’t Be There”, Mummybrain, February 15, 2012, http://bit.ly/yPiFpH

    Happy Valentine’s Day, But Do I Have to Love my Stepchildren?“, TheLeanonUsDaily.co, February 14, 2012, http://bit.ly/y5rvdI

    What Steve Jobs Taught Me About Stepfamilies“, The Huffington Post, October 10-14, 2011, http://huff.to/rgPgZe.

    Chosen as FISSIONchicks Top Picks Blog, “Steve Jobs and The Legacy He Leaves Our Families”, October 6, 2011.

    Syndicated by Blogher, “Anyone Who Wants To Love You is Always Welcome, ” September 19, 2011, http://www.blogher.com/best-book-ever-written.

    “What to Expect When You Are Dating a Parent”, by Amy Keyishian in Match.com

    “Happy Mother’s Day to My Stepmom”, Guest Blogger at Acting Balanced

    “Advice for Camilla Parker Bowles”, OpEd News

    Read articles by The Evil Stepmom Speaks’ Barb Goldberg at www.examiner.com, Scottsdale Edition, Step Parenting Expert
    “Stepmoms are Fun at Royal Weddings”

    “Avoiding the Wicked Stepmother and Other Step Parenting Tips”, by Jen Watkins, The St.George News, March 23, 2011

    GOING VIRAL

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    “‘Evil Stepmother, LeAnn Rimes, Shares Blog About Dealing With That “Nasty Ex-Wife”, Radar Online, June 16, 2012, http://bit.ly/KAnrM7.

    “LeAnn Rimes Reads Up on How to Bond with That ‘Nasty Ex-Wife’- Insisting It’s A Positive Step”, Larkin, Mike, Mail Online, June 15, 2012, http://bit.ly/LviDnz.

    “LeAnn Rimes Talks About Being the Evil Stepmother”, Brandt, Jaclyn,  She Knows, June 16, 2012, http://bit.ly/10PcFX5.

    “‘Evil Stepmother, LeAnn Rimes, Shares Blog About Dealing With That “Nasty Ex-Wife”, Pokerchi,  It’s T-Shirt Time-Jersey Shore, June 15, 2012, http://bit.ly/TjCqIM.

    “‘Evil Stepmother, LeAnn Rimes, Shares Blog About Dealing With That “Nasty Ex-Wife”,  Oh No She Didn’t, June 15, 2012, http://bit.ly/SaXDpX.

    LeAnn Rimes Tweets Photo of Eddie Cibrian’s Creepy Birthday Cake-Is it Trashy?,” Celebitchy, June 18, 2012, http://bit.ly/TowfUi.

    “‘Evil Stepmother, LeAnn Rimes, Shares Blog About Dealing With That “Nasty Ex-Wife”,  Regatur, http://bit.ly/RgmWJW.

    “‘Evil Stepmother, LeAnn Rimes, Shares Blog About Dealing With That “Nasty Ex-Wife”,  Naija Social Network & Music, http://bit.ly/UZPP8P.

    “‘Evil Stepmother, LeAnn Rimes, Shares Blog About Dealing With That “Nasty Ex-Wife”,  Gossip Bucket, http://bit.ly/TrifMH.

    And it went on and on and on…