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Is 2021 looking dismal….or wonderful?

2020 has been…well…..interesting…and A LOT was of the burden was dumped on MOMS! It has taught us that anything can change on a dime and we are more adaptable than we thought. Let’s make sure we use these lessons to make 2021 the best year yet. If it feels like your family, COVID, schools and … 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…

Disappointed Daughter

Last week, in episode #84, I answered a question from a mom, Elana, whose daughter had outgrown a friendship and wanted to move on. The problem Elana was dealing with was pressure from the other girl’s mom, who was desperate for help in maintaining their daughters’ friendship. Elana wanted to be nice and do the … Read more…

Dealing with daughter’s friendship drama

Episode #84  Daughter’s friendship drama Question of the Day: Hi, how do I navigate my daughters friendship problems! I have a 13 year old daughter who has a nice group of friends, but recently she’s been on the outs with her best friend who just happens to live in our neighborhood and we are friends … Read more…

Super competitive and a sore loser

Episode 83: How do I deal with my super competitive sore loser? Torie,  “I have 2 kids, 7 year old girl and 1 year old boy. I’ve always noticed my oldest has a hard time losing when we play board games. When she started jujitsu and swimming she would get easily upset if she didn’t … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Unfocused mental spinning

Unfocused and mentally spinning Question of the Day: Torie,  “So often, I find myself spinning in circles. Not physically, but mentally. When I’m in my house with my kids, there is so much going on, so many demands, so many to-do’s, I feel overwhelmed. I want to feel focused and productive, but something happens to … Read more…