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Category: Overworked and Overstressed Parents

Why do I sabotage myself?

Episode 98: Why do I sabotage myself? Dear Torie,  I have this evening routine that really works for me. Once the kids are down for the night, I put music on while I tidy up the kitchen. Then, I light a candle, do some relaxing yoga, meditate and then read until I fall asleep. When … Read more…

How much energy do you spend trying to prove you are good?

Episode #94  is everything I wish I had known before I became a mom. I was happy. I loved my kids and being a mom. But the anxiety, fatigue, irritability and chronic pain told me there was more going on beneath the surface that needed my attention. As I learned more about life coaching and … Read more…

Setting boundaries and consequences

Episode 93 – How to set boundaries and follow through with consequences? Dear Torie, “I have three girls 15, 13 and 11. I keep going around and around with consequences because I feel like they’re repeating actions that are not appropriate and are infuriating the family and disrupting our family unit.  I’ve always used natural … Read more…

Why am I doing all the work?

Why am I doing all the work? Dear Torie, Why am I doing all the work? I know I do too much for my family but December is pushing me past my breaking point. I am so overwhelmed trying to shop, clean, finish up my work projects, help kids with school projects, and make the … Read more…

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Unfocused mental spinning

Unfocused and mentally spinning Question of the Day: Torie,  “So often, I find myself spinning in circles. Not physically, but mentally. When I’m in my house with my kids, there is so much going on, so many demands, so many to-do’s, I feel overwhelmed. I want to feel focused and productive, but something happens to … Read more…

Am I ruining my children?

Am I ruining my children?  Dear Torie, I was already stressed before this COVID-19 lockdown, now my impatience and crankiness have reached new levels. I’m constantly snapping at the kids and having trouble seeing them in a positive light. I love them, but I don’t feel loving when I look at them. All I see … Read more…