Torie Henderson

Just go to bed already so I can get some peace!

I get home from a long day at work. After commuting home in bumper to bumper traffic, I am exhausted. I pull into my driveway and begin my second job: trying to get my kids fed, cleaned, and into bed. If they would just do everything I say, then I could relax. But they don’t. … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Interview with Dr. Dan Peters

Interview with Dr. Dan Peters When I was raising my sensitive, anxious, intelligent little boy, Dr. Dan Peters was a god send. He had an incredible way of explaining what was happening in my child, without making me feel like I wasn’t doing enough. So many parenting books triggered my inner perfectionist and left me … Read more…

Friendship conflicts: “You can’t come to my birthday party”

“You can’t come to my birthday party” – Dealing with friendship conflict Episode #59 “Our daughter seems to have good friends in general but somehow, at 5, there’s already drama! Every day someone tells another girl they won’t be their friend anymore or that they’re not invited to their birthday party next month etc. She … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Entertaining a young child so mom can work from home

Coaching Call – How to entertain a young child so mom can get work done? Episode #58 Listen in as I coach a mom trying to keep her 5 year old entertained while she works from home. Question of the Day: Today’s Question comes from Carola Fuertes. Carola is a weight loss coach looking for … Read more…

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Youngest Child Syndrome

Episode 57 – Youngest Child Syndrome Question of the Day: “I have three kids, ages, 9, 6 and 2. My two year old is fiercely independent and loves to help around the house, cook, clean, and do everything the older two are doing. He’s hyper aware of what’s going on even if the adults are … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Where are my friends?

Mom friendships change as teens become more independent Question of the Day:  “My teenagers are getting older and more independent. I know I need to let go, but I’m having a hard time. I think what scares me the most is being alone. So many of my friendships were formed through my children’s activities (soccer … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Disrespectful kids leave stuff everywhere

Disrespectful kids leave stuff everywhere. Question of the Day: Dealing with Disrespectful Kids “My kids are so disrespectful! From the second they walk in the door, they throw their backpacks, shoes, jackets all over the house. They KNOW they are supposed to hang them up and put their lunch leftovers on the counter but they … Read more…