Category: Overworked and Overstressed Parents

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…

How do I prioritize my to-do list?

How do I prioritize my to-do list? How do I prioritize when there are so many demands on my time? Episode #129 Question of the Day: “I’m on summer break along with my kids. I’ve got a 7 week break from my job but I’m overwhelmed by all the competing priorities on my time. I … Read more…

Preventing Working Mom Burnout

Preventing Working Mom Burnout Interview with Dr. Jacqueline Kerr Episode #127 of the Supermom is Getting Tired Podcast Preventing Working Mom Burnout Dr. Jacqueline Kerr is a mom, behavior scientist and burnout survivor. She is in the top 1% of most cited scientists worldwide. Dr Kerr left her position as a public health professor in … Read more…

Fed up with continuous disappointment

Episode 116 – Fed up with continuous disappointment Question of the Day: Dear Torie,  I AM. SO. DONE. with frickin’ COVID.  I don’t want to be one of those people who complains on social media so I thought I’d complain here so you can make something productive come out of it.  In the big picture … Read more…