Category: busy bored moms

How vision boards help you navigate uncertainty

We are living in some strange and unpredictable times. It poses questions that are hard to answer: Will schools go online? Should I cancel my trip? Am I going back to the office or working from home again? How do I celebrate my child’s birthday when her friends are too scared to gather in one … Read more…

I feel bad for not playing with my kids

Episode #105 Question of the  Day:   Dear Torie,  I feel bad for not playing with my kids. They are super cute 5 and 8 year olds who happily live in the moment. I would love to be more like them. When they ask me to play, I TRY to say yes, but either I … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Scared to start a business as a stay home mom

Episode #78 “I’m crazy for even thinking this!” Today’s Question: Dear Torie, I’ve been thinking and am curious about starting my own business but I’m nervous. It would be a service based business like yours, but it seems impossible with all that is going on. I’ve been a stay-home mom for the last few years, … Read more…

Tired by 8:00am

Tired by 8:00am Question of the Day:  “I’m sure everyone is struggling during this Coronavirus lockdown so I feel a bit self indulgent asking for help on this. For the last few weeks, or months, who keeps track anymore, I’ve been struggling and I don’t know why. I have no reason to complain, my kids … Read more…

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…

Torie Henderson

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…

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…