Category: Understanding your children

Torie Henderson

My daughter refuses to apologize

Episode 73 – My daughter refuses to apologize Question of the Day: “We left cash for our house cleaner when we left the house. When we returned, the cash was gone and our house cleaner asked where exactly we had left it. My husband was certain he’d left it there and was quite distraught. I … Read more…

Torie Henderson

My kid hates online learning!

Episode 71 – Help! My kid hates online learning! Dear Torie,   I have four kids that are now online schooling: a 7th grader, two 5th graders and one kindergartener. My older kids are successfully working with their teachers and getting the work done for the most part.  My kindergartener struggles with the online format. He … 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…

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…

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…

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…