Category: Creating positive change

Black Lives Matter

This week I am muting my voice (or at least dimming it down) to help amplify the voices of women of color. I am allowing myself to be uncomfortable while I learn and grow. I want to be in the arena, taking risks and creating positive social change in our country. I want to help … 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

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…

Torie Henderson

Disrespectful kids leave stuff everywhere

Disrespectful kids leave stuff everywhere. Question of the Day: Dealing with Disrespectful Kids “My kids are so disrespectful! From the second they walk in the door, they throw their backpacks, shoes, jackets all over the house. They KNOW they are supposed to hang them up and put their lunch leftovers on the counter but they … Read more…

Torie Henderson

What if you don’t like your kid?

Our topic for this episode: do you have an annoying pre-teen? Episode 44: Annoying Pre-Teen: What if you don’t like your kid? “My daughter is a pre-teen, and already immersed in puberty and the mood swings and irritability that goes with it. Getting her to do anything is a battle: homework, chores, coming to the … Read more…

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Constantly nagging and repeating myself

Episode 42 – Constantly nagging and repeating myself “I feel like I’m constantly nagging my kids to do things. Hang up your jacket, put your clothes in the hamper, clear your plate, turn off the xbox and do your homework — It’s like I only have two channels: the “nagging, frustrated, annoying mom” channel and … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Letting go of homework hassles

Episode #41  How to stop hovering and let go of homework hassles? Here is our question of the week about a mom struggling with her kid’s homework hassles. “I know I shouldn’t be managing my children’s homework so closely but I can’t seem to let go. If I don’t stay on top of them, check … Read more…