Category: teaching kids about sex

Caught kid watching porn
Torie Henderson

Caught kid watching porn | Encore

Episode 157 – Caught kid watching porn | Encore “Dear Torie, I am so upset. I just walked in on my 9 year old son. He was looking at our lap top and shut it as soon as I came in the room. I asked him what he was looking at and he said “nothing”. … Read more…

Why you aren’t taking action

You know what you want: a better career, a cleaner house, to set boundaries with the kids or make more money. So why is change so hard? Before you can make a change, you’ve got to see what’s keeping you stuck. What keeps you stuck is your thoughts. Your thoughts dictate your feelings and your feelings dictate … Read more…

10 texts to send to kids that let them know you have their back

Most parents want their kids to feel supported and protected, like mom & dad have their back, no matter what. However, communicating this idea to kids is not always easy and sometimes can backfire, sending a message we never wanted them to receive. When well-meaning parents text the wrong thing, kids can react with mild annoyance … Read more…

My middle schooler identifies as tri-gender

Episode 96 – My middle schooler identifies as tri-gender. Question of the Day: Dear Torie “I’m wondering if you know of resources (books, podcasts, sites, etc) about gender identity? My middle schooler revealed last week that she identifies as trigender… which I hadn’t even heard of! She explains it as not connecting with any one … Read more…

Caught kid watching porn

Episode 46 – Caught kid watching porn “Dear Torie, I am so upset. I just walked in on my 9 year old son. He was looking at our lap top and shut it as soon as I came in the room. I asked him what he was looking at and he said “nothing”. When I … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Rules for Dating Daughters

Episode 40: Rules for Dating Daughters Dear Torie,  My 14 year old girl (she is our oldest) is a freshman. She has been talking to a boy, who seems very nice and respectful, for over a month. They are in a big group of friends together. I need help with boundaries. They now want to … Read more…