Life Coach, Speaker, Teacher, Author
Topic : Blended Families /
Author, speaker and life coach, Laura Petherbridge is The Smart Stepmom.
Laura grew up having 2 stepmoms and 1 stepdad, 1 biological brother, 2 stepbrothers and one-half brother. She became a stepmom when she married Steve.
After a stepfamily childhood and 36 years of blending a family as a stepmom, Laura shares:
- How stepfamilies differ from nuclear families
- The most common mistakes couples make when blending
- The most common trigger issues for blending a family
- Why it’s crucial to discuss certain issues before creating a stepfamily
- When and why the kids reject a stepparent
- Where to find help and hope when it gets complicated