Category: Raising Teens

My parents would not have put up with the crap my kids pull

My parents would not have put up with the crap my kids pull. Question of the Day: “My parents never would let me get away with the crap my kids pull on me. With one look I would have been silenced into obedience. What’s wrong with me that I have no control over my kids? … 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

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…

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…

Teenage sugar addict

Teenage Sugar Addict In Episode 49, I answered a question from Tina about her pre-teen daughter possibly dealing with sugar addiction. This topic isn’t talked about much in parenting circles. Hence, I thought it would be good to dedicate another episode to it. This comes after the last two weeks of chocolates, candy canes, gingerbread … Read more…

Is my child a sugar addict?

This episode’s topic: Sugar Addiction in Kids Is My Child Addicted to Sugar? I’m struggling with my daughter (age 14) being so ungrateful and unwilling to help out. I’m thinking I need to stop making nice meals for her since she’s not willing to make so much as a piece of toast for herself. She’d … Read more…