Category: Work/Life Balance

Taming the Holiday Crazies

Taming the Holiday Crazies Episode #138 – Taming the Holiday Crazies… BEFORE they begin! Are the feasts and festivities of the holiday season guaranteed to drive you bonkers? When your to-do list triples this time of year, does your stress level triple along with it? Don’t let the holiday hassles weigh you down. Listen to … Read more…

Preventing Working Mom Burnout

Preventing Working Mom Burnout Interview with Dr. Jacqueline Kerr Episode #127 of the Supermom is Getting Tired Podcast Preventing Working Mom Burnout Dr. Jacqueline Kerr is a mom, behavior scientist and burnout survivor. She is in the top 1% of most cited scientists worldwide. Dr Kerr left her position as a public health professor in … Read more…

Sad about kids growing up

sad about kids growing up  Sad about letting go of little kids Question of the Day: “How do I get over that feeling of loss for my little kids? I miss them being small, loving and playful, always wanting me to be with them. I had so much fun when they were little, playing … Read more…

I’m always last on my list

I’m always last on my list Episode #114 – I’m always last on my list Question of the Day: Dear Torie, There are things I want to do that are important to me, but I can’t seem to follow through on them. For example, I want to exercise more regularly. I know that it makes … Read more…

The begging and pleading is wearing me down

Episode #112 – My kid’s begging and pleading is wearing me down. Question of the Day My 8 year old has an unhealthy relationship with screen time and video games. He’s a great kid, very active, competitive, a math whiz and knows it. He is constantly trying to get access to video games but especially … Read more…

I can’t get anything done!

Episode #107 – I can’t get anything done!  Question of the Day:  I am thrilled that school is back in session —really I am—but I am gobsmacked at how little time I have for myself. I’ve been holding my breath waiting for all my kids to be in school at the same time so I … Read more…

I feel bad for not playing with my kids

Episode #105 Question of the  Day:   Dear Torie,  I feel bad for not playing with my kids. They are super cute 5 and 8 year olds who happily live in the moment. I would love to be more like them. When they ask me to play, I TRY to say yes, but either I … Read more…