Laura Petherbridge

Laura Petherbridge is a teacher on divorce recovery at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Fla. She is featured on the DivorceCare video series which is used by more than 12,000 churches worldwide. Laura is also a speaker and the author of two books, When “I Do” Becomes “I Don’t” and The Smart Stepmom (co-written with Ron Deal). Laura has been a stepmom for nearly 25 years. She and her husband, Steve, reside in Lady Lake, Fla.

When a Loved One Is Unemployed

Pain and confusion accompany job loss. When my husband lost his job, I understood the severity of the situation. Rejections and closed doors shook our confidence and even challenged our faith.

The Wise Stepmom

Get insights into your relationships as you adjust to your new role as a stepmother.

Healing 101

Here are tips for you and your child on healing after divorce.