Category: Life Coaching for Parents

I feel bad , all the time, about everything

I feel bad , all the time, about everything. Episode #152  How to feel better about everything   Question of the Day: Dear Torie You asked me on the coaching call what area of my life is causing me the least satisfaction. I’ve given it some thought and realized, it’s not just one area.  I … Read more…

How to Live Your Life Purpose

Episode #150 – HOW TO LIVE YOUR LIFE PURPOSE Living your life’s purpose feels like a heavy topic, especially when your life is busy buying graduation cards, driving to baseball games and awards banquets.                   But my intention for this episode is to show you that following your destiny and fulfilling your life’s purpose is easy, … Read more…

Resisting the Urge to Helicopter

Help for helicoptering Help for helicoptering Episode #146 – Resisting the Urge to Helicopter Question of the Day: Hi Torie, What do I do when my high schooler won’t ask for help at school and his grades are suffering?  My 10th grader has missed a lot of school this year due to various illnesses, most … Read more…

How to help my homesick college freshman

Homesick College Freshman Episode #140  My College Freshman Wants to Move Back Home. How do I help him?  Question of the Day: Dear Torie  My son is a freshman in college, living in the dorms and struggling as many do. He’s a few states away but has been home twice already to visit. Classes and … Read more…

How Less Stuff Makes Us Happier

How Less Stuff Makes Us Happier Interview with Krista Lockwood, founder of Motherhood Simplified  With the frenzie of Black Friday shopping behind us, but more consuming ahead of us, now is the perfect time to hear from Krista Lockwood from Motherhood Simplified. Krista is a mom of 5 who teaches other moms how to de-clutter … Read more…

Taming the Holiday Crazies

Taming the Holiday Crazies Episode #138 – Taming the Holiday Crazies… BEFORE they begin! Are the feasts and festivities of the holiday season guaranteed to drive you bonkers? When your to-do list triples this time of year, does your stress level triple along with it? Don’t let the holiday hassles weigh you down. Listen to … Read more…

Living with Constant Criticism

Living with constant Criticism Episode #137 – Living with a teen who is constantly criticizing me. Question(s) of the Day: Dear Torie, I understand it’s normal for teenagers to think they know everything and that their parents are old fashioned and out of touch with reality, but living with constant criticism is something I didn’t … Read more…