Cheryl Shumake

Cheryl is a certified Master Life Coach, Stepfamily Educator, and founder and director of Stepmom Sanity, a Christ-centered, sister circle of support providing hope and help for women on their stepmom journey. She is the author of 4 books, including Waiting to Be Wanted: A Stepmom’s Guide to Loving Before Being Loved and its companion workbook.

Cheryl is an avid adventurer, bio mom of 1, bonus mom of 3, and wife of Jonathan, who is her willing guinea pig for most things. Ask her about her greatest adventures and she’ll tell you: “That I know and love the Lord and get to love and point others to Him.” Married since 2008, Cheryl and her husband make their home in Michigan and are frequently invaded by people looking for food and hugs!

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Are you waiting to be wanted by someone you care about in your blended family? It's a hard reality for many in the early years. Listen to Ron Deal's conversation with Cheryl Shumake on how to persevere through the waiting during the wilderness years. View Show Notes →