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Category: adolescence

My middle schooler identifies as tri-gender

Episode 96 – My middle schooler identifies as tri-gender. Question of the Day: Dear Torie “I’m wondering if you know of resources (books, podcasts, sites, etc) about gender identity? My middle schooler revealed last week that she identifies as trigender… which I hadn’t even heard of! She explains it as not connecting with any one … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Helping Your Teen with Social Anxiety

Episode #95 – Helping Your Teen with Social Anxiety Question of the Day: “I’m worried about my daughter. She is 14, a freshman in high school, and socially seems to be withdrawing more and more. Her grades are fine, but she chose to continue online learning instead of returning to school and this concerns me. … Read more…

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…