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I need a break from mothering

Episode 72 – I need a break from mothering. Don’t wait for catastrophes for you to get a break from mothering. If you are tired, stressed, overwhelmed, fuzzy brained, anxious, restless, appreciated, moody, annoyed, confused or feeling lazy and inadequate, it’s time to take a break from mothering. Top excuses why moms don’t take breaks … Read more…

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…

Stress Eating with Kwavi Abeygaye

Episode #70 Stress Eating under lockdown with Kwavi Agbeyegbe Question of the Day: “I AM DOING BOOTCAMP-RUNNING AND HIIT- EXERCISES ON MY TREADMILL-EXERCISING WAY MORE THAN I DID WHEN I WAS TEACHING 1ST GRADE FULL TIME BUT I AM STILL GAINING WEIGHT.  I EAT HEALTHY BUT WHEN I TRY TO FOLLOW WHAT OTHERS ARE DOING … Read more…

I can’t stand to watch my family relax

Question of the Day: Episode #69 – I can’t stand watching my family relax! “Help, Torie! I have turned into a mom nobody likes being around, including myself. My husband is furloughed, my kids (11 and 13) are doing some sort of half-assed online learning, and I am going NUTS! I cannot STAND to see … Read more…

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…

Why am I so unproductive and lazy?

Episode #67- I’m not making the most of this time.   Dear Torie,  I’m struggling during this Coronavirus quarantine and I don’t know why. In some ways it’s a dream come true! I’m getting paid the same while having reduced work hours, less responsibility, and no commute. The first week or two, I really enjoyed … Read more…

Stages of quarantine-mom-burnout

Stages of Quarantine Mom Burnout Episode #66   Stage #1 Denial – This won’t last long or This is going to be GREAT!  I’ll clean out the basement, plant a garden, repaint the kid’s rooms, do some yoga videos, it’s going to be GREAT!   Stage #2 Life Simplified – There is some adjustment but … Read more…

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…

Feeling appreciated, even with a critical spouse

Episode # 64  I want to feel appreciated – coaching session Do you struggle to feel like your spouse really appreciates all the work you do? Are you a stay-home mom but feel like you have to “pull your weight”. Working really hard to do everything right, thinking you haven’t EARNED self-care? Then this episode … Read more…

10 Powerful Questions

5 Questions every morning to give you clarity and intention.
5 Questions every evening to give you satisfaction and gratitude.

This is the best way to get you in the driver’s seat of your life.