In this down-to-earth seminar, parenting expert, seasoned stepmom, and celebrated author, Laura Petherbridge, offers real answers and practical advice for blended families from someone who’s walked in your shoes–and not only survived, but thrived as a stepmom.
Laura will share how to: ♦ Understand the loneliness and isolation. ♦ Embrace realistic expectations and dreams for your stepfamily. ♦ Respond when Hubby feels stuck in the middle. ♦ Co-parent with a former spouse. ♦ Build a necessary bridge with your husband's former wife. ♦ Handle feeling ostracized and rejected. ♦ Step back during conflict and let your husband take the lead. ♦ Survive the financial strain. ♦ Feel more hope & peace.
$79 Early Bird (ends 10/19) $99 Last Minute (Ends 10/1) $109 Day of (Nov 2)
Date & Time
November 2, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thanksgiving Park In the Weave Building 2000 Ashton Blvd, Suite 100 Lehi, UT 84043
Phone: (801) 901-6640
What's Included with Registration
+ A full day of learning and conversation with Laura and other stepmoms + Catered lunch with vegetarian options and dessert + One copy of The Smart Stepmom by Laura Petherbridge + Early Bird Registrations include a stylish, two-tone Stepmom Glow Up tote bag
Seating is limited. Register now to guarantee your spot.
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About the Expert Stepmom
Laura Petherbridge tackles the complex circumstances of stepmother living and blended families with tenacity, wisdom and compassion. She offers real answers from someone who’s walked in your shoes–and not only survived, but thrived as a stepmom. Laura and her husband Steve, have been married since 1986.
She travels internationally, teaching couples, women and single adults success principles of spiritual growth in stepfamily relationships, single parenting, divorce prevention, and divorce recovery. She is the author and co-author of the following three, must read books, on stepmothering: The Smart Stepmom, 101 Tips for the Smart Stepmom, and Quiet Moments for the Stepmom Soul.
The Smart Stepmom: Who is She?
As a stepmom of more than 30 years, Laura understands the concerns of the modern stepmom. A few months into her second marriage she was discouraged by the complexities associated with being a stepmother of two boys aged 11 and 13. Learning how to function in a blended family has been a process for the entire family. She did, however, discover a few tips on the road to becoming a smart stepmom.
The Childless Stepmom
The number of stepmoms that experience being a childless stepmom is much more prevalent than you might imagine. Laura, herself, is a childless stepmom. Learn about the many issues and journey these special women experience.
Stepping Back Without Stepping Out
Stepmoms often discover the best way to help her husband is to learn how to step back so that Dad can step into the parenting role more often. Laura shares how to step back in a way that is loving, kind, compassionate and EFFECTIVE.
Catered lunch is included with your registration fee.
When Dad Feels Caught In The Middle
Does your husband parent out of guilt or fear of the kids not visiting? Laura explains the do's and don'ts that offer encouragement and insight when he is struggling with this common and complex issue.
Overcoming Loneliness & Isolation
Even if the house if full of people, stepmoms often feel isolated, sad and lonely because no one seems to understand her complexities. Laura explains how to overcome these negative emotions and begin to feel inside the family circle.
Open Mic (Q&A) with Laura
Still have questions? Laura will open the floor to attendees to ask questions about step mothering.
Venue: The Weave Building at Thanksgiving (Business) Park 2000 Ashton Blvd Lehi, UT 84043
Directions from SLC Airport: Take I-15 S to UT-92 W in Lehi. Take exit 284.
Parking: Park and enter building from the South West parking lot.