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The Smart Stepmom
November 2nd Lehi, Utah
A full day with fellow stepmoms, and women who are dating, engaged or married to a man with kids.
8:30 AM The Smart Stepmom: Who is She?
9:45 AM Overcoming Loneliness and Isolation
LauraBeth Ferguson, the Starving Stepmom, joins Laura in sharing how the stepmom journey can be surprisingly lonely and how to overcome feelings of being left out of the family circle.
10:45 AM: Break
11:00 AM: Stepping Back Without Stepping Out
When overwhelmed Laura shares how a stepmom can step back, and let dad take the lead, in a way that is loving, kind and compassionate.
12:30 PM: Lunch (Provided) Catered lunch included
1:30 PM: When Dad Feels Caught In The Middle
Does your husband parent out of guilt or fear? Laura explains the do’s and don’ts that offer encouragement. Session will include “Failure to Launch”tips for adult stepkids.
2:30 pm Things I Wish my Stepmom Knew
Sara Susov, Psychologist who specializes in kids and teens, will be joining Laura to explore how and why kids react to stepfamilies the way they do. And how to help them to overcome any fear, grief, anger or resentment.
4-5:00 Open Mic (Q&A) with Laura, LauraBeth, and Sara