Blog Category: Maggie in the Media

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Family meetings

Technically a family operates like a small organisation, like a community or even a small[...]

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Sensitive kids starting school

As school holidays run out faster than the water out of the bath, parents know[...]

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The comfort of family ritual

As the end of the year comes hurtling toward us, many of us who celebrate[...]

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Potty Mouth Kids

Recently a mum was telling me how her 5-year-old daughter, in a casual kitchen setting,[...]

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Teaching with the teen brain in mind

Over the past 15 years there has been a massive outpouring of research that explores[...]

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Maggie’s secrets to raising happy children – ‘Today Tonight’

Maggie is thrilled to have been asked to be an ambassador for the Telethon7, a registered[...]

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In praise of a common-sense revolution

Recently I was listening to a radio interview with a motoring expert, and a listener[...]

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Nova 937

Maggie talked about heading back to school, being a new grandma and more with Nathan,[...]

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The Importance of Bare Feet

Surely one of the cutest parts of newborn babies is their feet. They are like[...]

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Getting it ‘just right’ with extra-curricular activities

This article was originally published at Essential Kids in August 2015. I was asked this[...]

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The school pickup war zone

Thanks to the rapid changes in technology especially smart phones, well-meaning parents are much more[...]

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Sibling rivalry: one of life’s great teachers

Sibling rivalry is such a hot potato – no matter how many books we read,[...]

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TEDx Youth: Exploring the big question, why am I here?

Joining TEDxYouth@Hale, Maggie addressed young people at Hale School to ask what their spark is.[...]

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Parenting with the Brain in Mind

Over the past 15-20 years there has been a massive outpouring of research that explores[...]

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Let’s Take it Slow: The Importance of a Go-Slow Childhood

Stress is a new challenge to children’s health and social wellbeing in our modern world.[...]

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Taming the teen stress monster

For many of our teens one thing is certain: stress levels are set to rise[...]

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21 Things I Wish I had Known as a New Teacher

In this article for Teachers Matter (Issue 28, 2015), Maggie wrote about what she wished[...]

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What’s with all the angry kids?

This article was originally published at Essential Kids. As an author and parenting educator I[...]