Linda Ranson Jacobs is one of the forefront leaders in the areas of children and divorce, single-parent family and blended family needs. Having been both divorced and widowed, Linda was a single mom who learned firsthand the emotional and support needs of broken families, and she developed a passion to help hurting families.
As a children’s ministry director, children’s program developer, speaker, author, trainer, and therapeutic child care center owner, Linda has assisted countless blended families, and single-parent families. She also developed DC4K, DivorceCare for Kids program.
Laura Petherbridge is an international speaker, author, and life coach. She has been published with 5 resources related to divorce recovery and stepfamilies/stepmoms including, The Smart Stepmom (coauthored with Ron Deal) which has over 45K copies. She has been featured at Focus on the Family, The Billy Graham Training Center, FamilyLife Blended, Crosswalk, Lifeway, ibeleive, and numerous other sources.