Laurie A. Couture has been professionally championing children and strengthening families since 1997. Laurie's presentations, writing, and interviews on behalf of children and families have spanned across numerous platforms, including conferences, books, film, television, podcasts, journals, magazines, newspapers, blogs, and websites.

Laurie's son, Brycen R. R. Couture left behind an archive of his own media when he passed away in 2017. Through his empathic, assertive style of writing and speaking, Brycen sought to help people understand that to heal violence in the world, our society must start with how it treats children.