Laura Petherbridge

November 29, 2017

Stepfamilies and the “Perfect Christmas”

Stepparents frequently work very hard to make the holidays special for their stepkids. Magazines, TVand store displays reveal how the “perfect” holiday should materialize for our […]
November 28, 2017

Stepfamily Christmas: Touchy Traditions

When I was a child Christmas Eve was an elaborate event in my dad’s Italian family. My Nana prepared an exceptional menu of meats, fish, pastas […]
June 16, 2017

When Someone You Love is Divorcing

This week New Your Times best-selling Christian author, Lysa Terkeurst , announced that she is divorcing. I read many Facebook posts responding to her announcement stating,  […]
December 14, 2016

Forgiveness: What it Is—What it Isn’t

by Laura Petherbridge Angela knew she need to forgive Leslie but she didn’t know how. After all, Leslie had betrayed their friendship by sharing conversations that […]
November 29, 2016

Where is the “Pause” Button?

“Laura, my life is so busy and hectic. I feel stressful all the time,” the woman stated. “Between the demands at my job, transporting the kids, laundry or […]