The Nacho Kids Podcast: Blended Family Survival by Lori Sims & David Sims NKP 006: Interview with Laura Petherbridge - The Smart Stepmom 07/12/2019
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In this episode of the Nacho Kids Podcast, Lori and David Sims, interview Laura Petherbridge!!

Laura is very well known in the stepfamily group! Laura has been a stepmom for 30+ years and has two stepsons!! She serves couples and single adults with topics on spiritual growth, relationships, stepfamilies, co-parenting, single parenting, divorce prevention, and divorce recovery.

She is an international speaker and author of four books including, When “I Do” Becomes “I Don’t”—Practical Steps for Healing During Separation and Divorce, and The Smart Stepmom, co-authored with stepfamily expert Ron Deal and endorsed by Gary Chapman (Five Love Languages), 101 Tips for The Smart Stepmom—Expert Advice from One Stepmom to Another and Quiet Moments for the Stepmom Soul-a devotional.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Stepkids embracing stepdads and stepmoms differently

  • The expectation put on stepmoms to love their stepkids like their own

  • Guilty parent syndrome

  • House rules & consequences

  • Tips from her book 101 Tips for the Smart Stepmom


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