Category: Raising Teens

Torie Henderson

How to become a fun mom instead of a nagging mom

Episode #170 – How to turn off “Task Master mode” and have fun with my 13 year old boy. Question of the Day: I’m pretty sure my kid is going to grow up and remember me as a nagging, grumpy task master. He’s barely 13 and our relationship is already on thin ice. On the … Read more…

Letting Go Challenge

 Letting Go Is there something you need to let go of? Most moms intuitively know when they need to let go of something, but this often is accompanied by a  resistance to doing so. The thought of letting go induces a tight feeling of holding on. When part of us wants to let go, … Read more…

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…