Blog Category: Press & Online

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Raising ‘we’ kids not just ‘me’ kids

In this blog post originally published at Essential Kids, Maggie wrote about the importance of raising[...]

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The biggest challenges facing families today – The Advocate newspaper interview

Maggie was interviewed by The Advocate newspaper in Tasmania about the biggest challenges facing families[...]

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Surviving the first week of high school

As a former high school teacher, year coordinator and counsellor, as well as a mother of[...]

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A good dog helps kids care

This article was originally published at Essential Kids. Parenting is a tough gig and in[...]

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Supporting your teen through grief

This article was first published at essentialkids.com.au When I was running seminars for teens, I[...]

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Making kids feel safe in 24/7 bad news cycle

Maggie wrote for Essential Kids about how our 24/7 news cycle can make them feel[...]

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Secrets of Successful Teaching-Positive Schools 2016

Maggie wrote for The Positive Times of the Secrets to Successful Teaching following her presentation[...]

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To praise or not to praise

Maggie wrote for Essential Kids about the research that indicates that praising our kids might[...]

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Why won’t my kids play outside?

Maggie wrote this column for Essential Kids in response to a desperate mum, who messaged her[...]

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Raising teens in a sexualised world

Essential Kids also republished a blog Maggie wrote on 20 ways parents can raise wise teens[...]

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Expectations: a help or a hinder?

As the Rio 2016 Olympics wound down, Maggie wrote about how expectations can help or hinder our[...]

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Why being a mean, loving parent matters

Maggie wrote for Essential Kids about why being a mean and loving parent matters.[...]

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Angry Boys

In the leadup to her Brisbane Boys, Boys, Boys seminar Maggie was invited to write[...]

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Saving our stressed out kids

Samille Mitchell at Inspired Magazine wrote a beautiful profile piece about Maggie, in her lovely[...]

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The power of the parental pause

In those tough parenting moments, this secret may be your saving grace, This article was[...]

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My kids are driving me crazy

Wholefood blogger Lisa Corduff had a long chat to Maggie about connected parenting, dealing with[...]

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Sobering truths about being a mother

Mother’s Day can be bittersweet… Maggie wrote about the weakening of the supportive sisterhood for[...]

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3 Steps to Toddler Genius

Maggie discusses how we can see toddler mayhem as toddler genius in her latest Essential Kids[...]