Blog Category: Raising Boys

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S4 Episode 7 – How to talk about suicide with children – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Warning: this episode discusses suicide. Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australian children[...]

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S4 Episode 6 – Kids and Gender – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

If your child told you they felt more like a boy than a girl, or more like[...]

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Talking boys with the Finding Peace in Parenting Podcast

Maggie joined Rany Moran and Tracey-Anne Oxley, hosts of the Finding Peace in Parenting podcast[...]

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Raising Boys – on the Happy Families podcast

Maggie chatted with Justin and Kylie Coulson (parents to six girls) about raising boys on[...]

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S4 Episode 5 – Bedwetting – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Getting up in the dead of night to change wet sheets — only for them[...]

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S4 Episode 2 – Teenage Boys — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

One minute your son is laughing about farts and driving you mad because he can’t[...]

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S4 Episode 1 – How to be a good parent — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Have you ever Googled ‘how to be a good parent’? You’re not alone — it’s[...]

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Connecting with teen boys

In this conversation, US-based family therapist and parenting author Susan Stiffelman speaks with Maggie in[...]

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S3 Episode 8 – Teaching your kids body positivity — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Do you hate your thighs? Your skin? Your post-baby body? Around 80 per cent of[...]

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S3 Episode 7 – Roosters or Lambs – understanding your children’s personality — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Do you have a child who is, well, kind of obnoxious? A kid who always[...]

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S3 Episode 6 – How to co-parent well — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Sometimes the hardest part about raising a child is the disagreements you have with your[...]

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S3 Episode 5 – Solo parents — raising kids on your own — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Around 14 per cent of Australian families have a sole parent. Some parents planned it[...]

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S3 BONUS Episode — Money management for kids — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Scary fact: kids learn their money habits at home. So how do you help them[...]

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S3 Episode 4 – How to get your kids to do chores — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

“How many times do I have to ask you to…?” Sound familiar? There are lots[...]

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S3 Episode 3 – How to help kids deal with death and loss — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Telling a child someone they love has died will be one of the toughest things[...]

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Raising great boys with The Grace Tales podcast

Maggie chatted to Georgie Abay on The Grace Tales podcast this week. Take a listen[...]

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ABC Conversations: Helping teenage boys grow into good men

Maggie was delighted to be invited back into the ABC Conversations studio with the very[...]

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Raising teen sons: Beanstalk single mums podcast

Maggie spoke with Lucy Good at the Beanstalk Single Mums podcast about her new book[...]