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Not coping well with online school

Not coping well with online school Question of the Day:  “Yesterday our superintendent said the re-opening plan for January isn’t going to happen, I’m just feeling sick this morning. Private schools have been on a hybrid model for months. At this point there are no more acceptable excuses. This is horrible for our kids.  A … Read more…

My teen is using marijuana to cope with stress

Episode # 87 Question of the Day: Dear Torie,  “My oldest son just confided in me that he has been using marijuana to cope with COVID anxiety, the stress of online school and the sadness of missing so many things. How do I respond? Is he telling me because he’s concerned? Does he want me … Read more…

Should I push my child if I think it’s good for her?

Episode 86 – Should I push my child to play at a higher level? Question of the Day: Should I push my child to do something uncomfortable if I think it will be good for her?  “My daughter is one of the best athletes on her team. She is good enough to try out for … Read more…

Torie Henderson

My teens won’t hang out with me

Episode 68 – “My teens won’t hang out with me” with parenting teens coach, Allie Irwin. Does it seem like your teens don’t want to have any fun? Do you feel rejected because they won’t play with you? Listen as life coach and host of the Parenting Successful Teens podcast, Allie Irwin, coaches Torie on … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Feeling bad for my senior

Episode #65 – It’s hard to watch my child be sad Question of the Day: “I feel so bad for my high school senior. We just found out there will be no school for the rest of the year. She had so many things to look forward to: dance recitals, prom, graduation and all the … Read more…

How do I help my “differently wired” kid make friends

Today’s Topic: How Do I Help My “Differently Wired” Kid? Here to help me answer this question is Debbie Reber, author of Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World   Debbie Reber is a parenting activist, New York Times bestselling author, keynote speaker, and the founder of TiLT Parenting, a website, top … Read more…

Torie Henderson

My kids are staying up too late!

Today’s Topic: Kids Staying Up Too Late Dear Torie, “I am wondering what type of consequences to set for my 10-year-old daughter. She shares a room with her 12-year-old sister. I am having the toughest time with them falling asleep at night. From the moment my husband and I kiss them goodnight, it is almost … Read more…