Blog Category: Press & Online

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To praise or not to praise

Over the past couple of weeks I have been immersed in toddler land with my[...]

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Why won’t my kids play outside?

It must be annoying for many parents today who hear stories from older folk like[...]

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Raising Awesome Teens in a Chaotic, Sexualised World

with an afterword by Steve Biddulph The story in the media this week about the[...]

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Expectations: a help or a hindrance?

It is that time – that once every four years time where dreams are made[...]

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Why being a mean, loving parent matters

Without a doubt parenting is confusing, challenging, exhausting, fabulous, delightful and amazing, and often all[...]

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Angry Boys

This article was first published in Kids in the City/Kids on the Coast    Sadly, despite[...]

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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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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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4 Steps to Toddler Genius

Toddlers are wired to explore, investigate, question and be curious so that they may come[...]

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Save your cash & pull out the pegs

This article was originally published at bubhub.com.au Babies and toddlers are learning constantly from everything they[...]

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Sanctuary from violence

As an ambassador for The Sanctuary women’s shelter opening soon, Maggie and her co-ambassadors got[...]

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Suicide Prevention: Healing The Wound of Disconnectedness

The latest suicide figures from the ABS are alarming, worrying and hide a world full[...]

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Show caution when implementing change

In this article forTeachers Matter, Maggie writes about changing fads in education and how we[...]

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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,[...]