Laura Petherbridge

June 29, 2016

Overcoming Stepmom Shame

“Laura, I was so excited to attend the stepmom retreat and meet other stepmoms. That was until I got to the registration desk,” three- year-stepmom, Joselyn […]
June 15, 2016

Stepdads and Father’s Day

My parents divorced when I was eight years old. Several years afterward my mom dated a man she met at work. I liked him right away. […]
June 13, 2016

The Smart Stepmom—Who is She?

“I wish I had learned this stepfamily stuff before I got remarried,” the stepmom shared. “I assumed it wouldn’t be much different than a first marriage. […]
June 9, 2016

Why Can’t I Say-NO? Part 2

  Why Can’t I Say—NO? Part 1 If you are still questioning whether you are a people pleaser, here are a few questions that might help. […]
June 7, 2016

Why Can’t I Say—NO? Part 1

Several years into my second marriage I discovered that some of my marital problems had nothing to do with my husband, Steve, or his kids. I […]