Laura Petherbridge

May 30, 2018

I Am NOT a Warrior (Part 1)

Not long ago a friend of mine was dying of cancer that she had battled for many years. In one of her last Facebook posts she […]
May 22, 2018

Stepmoms Without Biological Children

“My house is full of people, and I’m lonelier than I’ve ever been in my life,” stepmom Amelia shared. “I thought marrying a man with kids […]
May 7, 2018

A Mother’s Day Survival Guide for Stepmoms

“Laura, I’m a stepmom who doesn’t have biological children. Mother’s Day is extremely hard for me. Would it be okay if I just stay home, eat […]
March 28, 2018

Why Don’t My Stepkids Like Me?

“I try so hard to be a good stepmom, but nothing I do seems to make a difference,” stepmom Lisa wept. “No matter how many times […]
March 5, 2018

Stepfamilies: When the Parent Doesn’t Parent (Part 2)

WOW!! Part one of this topic sure got the fur flying, and inflamed some stepmoms. So before reading Part two, let me set the stage for […]