Media Appearances

Laura Petherbridge is a speaker, author and life coach with over 25 years’ experience in helping individuals and couples. Laura presents insight on how to:

  • Overcome the shame and guilt of a painful past
  • Replace thoughts of doubt, discouragement and despair with a mind at rest
  • Discover the difference between a peace maker and a “peaceaholic”
  • Restore broken relationships


In addition to the US she has spoken in Australia, South Africa, and England. Her various TV and radio broadcasts include:

  • Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson
  • Focus on the Family with Jim Daly
  • Family Life Today with Dennis Rainey
  • Moody Broadcasting (Midday Connection and Chris Fabry Live)
  • 100 Huntley Street (Canada)
  • HomeWord with Jim Burns


Use the Links below to listen and view some of Laura’s Radio Spots, Articles and more…

Money and Marriage Gods Way Poster
Stepfamily Finances with Howard Dayton and Steve Moore

March 18, 2014

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Dr. James Dobson Radio Broadcast Being a Smart Stepmom

November 19-21, 2012

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Focus on the Family Radio Thriving in Your Role as a Stepmom

November 16, 2010

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Family Life Today
The Smart Stepmom

November 11-13, 2009

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Moody Radio’s “Midday Connection”

Single Parent Do’s and Don’ts – Listen Online
Divorce Recovery – Listen Online
Divorce Over 50 – Listen Online
Mother’s Day and Stepmoms – Listen Online
Smart Stepmom – Listen Online
Co-Dependency – Listen Online
A Healthy Stepfamily – Listen Online

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Blog Talk Radio
Divorce Recovery, Kids, and Divorce

July 9, 2009

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Featured Article: “12 Traits of an abuser”

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Featured Article: “Can This Marriage Be Saved?”
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Featured Article: “Kids and Divorce – 10 Things Parents Need to Know”
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Dealing with the difficulty of step parenting in a blended family? The ladies welcome author and speaker Laura Petherbridge along with special guest Ron Deal to learn tips on how to be a “Smart Stepmom.”

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The Smart Stepmom - Interview

Moira Brown speaks with Laura Petherbridge about the struggle of being a step parent in today’s blended families.