Understanding Yourself As A Mom - Life Coaching For Parents

Category: Understanding Yourself

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…

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…

Disappointed Daughter

Last week, in episode #84, I answered a question from a mom, Elana, whose daughter had outgrown a friendship and wanted to move on. The problem Elana was dealing with was pressure from the other girl’s mom, who was desperate for help in maintaining their daughters’ friendship. Elana wanted to be nice and do the … Read more…

Torie Henderson

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…

My parents would not have put up with the crap my kids pull

My parents would not have put up with the crap my kids pull. Question of the Day: “My parents never would let me get away with the crap my kids pull on me. With one look I would have been silenced into obedience. What’s wrong with me that I have no control over my kids? … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Scared to start a business as a stay home mom

Episode #78 “I’m crazy for even thinking this!” Today’s Question: Dear Torie, I’ve been thinking and am curious about starting my own business but I’m nervous. It would be a service based business like yours, but it seems impossible with all that is going on. I’ve been a stay-home mom for the last few years, … Read more…