Category: Raising Teens

Enneagram
Torie Henderson

Introduction to the Enneagram for moms

Introduction to the Enneagram for moms   The next 9 episodes are designed to help us become saner, wiser, more compassionate, moms and humans. The enneagram types will reveal patterns about how you interpret the world, and the world around you. You will learn what’s holding you back and get tools and tips to feel … Read more…

Clarity
Torie Henderson

Get Clarity in 2024

Get Clarity in 2024 Mental and emotional clarity is one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves but when you are surrounded by other people’s needs, personalities, demands and desires, self clarity is a difficult thing to access.  When we feel clear, we know who we are and what we want. It makes it … Read more…

Annoyed and Irritated?
Torie Henderson

Annoyed and Irritated? Why that’s important | Encore

 Dear Torie So….my pre-teen just pointed out that every time I have to drive him somewhere, I act annoyed. (which annoyed me). My teenager piggy backed on that saying I’m ALWAYS mad and yelling at her to pick up her things and do her chores. (which irritated me). My partner joined in saying he can’t … 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…

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…