Category: Understanding your children

Teenage sugar addict

Teenage Sugar Addict In Episode 49, I answered a question from Tina about her pre-teen daughter possibly dealing with sugar addiction. This topic isn’t talked about much in parenting circles. Hence, I thought it would be good to dedicate another episode to it. This comes after the last two weeks of chocolates, candy canes, gingerbread … Read more…

Is my child a sugar addict?

This episode’s topic: Sugar Addiction in Kids Is My Child Addicted to Sugar? I’m struggling with my daughter (age 14) being so ungrateful and unwilling to help out. I’m thinking I need to stop making nice meals for her since she’s not willing to make so much as a piece of toast for herself. She’d … Read more…

Torie Henderson

What if you don’t like your kid?

Our topic for this episode: do you have an annoying pre-teen? Episode 44: Annoying Pre-Teen: What if you don’t like your kid? “My daughter is a pre-teen, and already immersed in puberty and the mood swings and irritability that goes with it. Getting her to do anything is a battle: homework, chores, coming to the … Read more…

Stealing, sneaking and lying about it

Question of the Day: Stealing, sneaking and lying about it “Thanks so much for the podcast! I am really enjoying you approach and using it with my kids has helped a lot. My almost 8 year old has been sneaking and lying for a couple of years now. I used to keep candy around the house … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Lazy teenage sloth

FREE WEBINAR LINK www.LifeCoachingforParents.com/back-to-school   Question of the Day: Lazy Teen Dear Torie,  “My 13 year old daughter is driving me crazy.  She lays around all day like a lazy teen sloth, scrolling mindlessly on her phone. When I ask her to do something, she’ll say “ok” but never does it. I arranged my life … Read more…

perfectionistic teen
Torie Henderson

Perfectionistic Teen

Question of the Day: Perfectionistic Teen This is about Jenny and her perfectionistic teen: “Hi Torie, I recently started listening to your podcasts after finding Brooke Castillo from a friend.”  (If you haven’t heard Brooke Castillo’s podcast, I highly recommend it. She is one of my life coaching teachers and her podcast is called The … Read more…

Letting go of a sunscreen power struggle

Question of the Day: Power Struggle over Sunscreen “My kids put up a huge stink when it comes to wearing sunscreen. I can get them to wear hats and sun shirts occasionally, but every time they step into the sun, I get so anxious. We live in a sunny place, near the beaches, so this … Read more…