Blog Category: Discipline & Challenging Behaviour

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Shifting kids’ habitual behaviours

Do your children have any habitual responses that are disruptive to your family? In this[...]

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S4 Episode 12 – Parenting Children with ADHD – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Is your child fidgety, impulsive or finds it hard to stay focused? Have you ever[...]

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Maggie on the Great Australian Lives podcast

Maggie joined journalist Laura Turner for a long chat on 3AW’s Great Australian Lives podcast.[...]

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S4 Episode 11 – Parenting Autistic Children – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

One in 70 people in Australia is autistic, so chances are you’ve had an experience[...]

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The Challenges of Being a Gifted Child

We may think being incredibly smart makes life very easy. In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australian[...]

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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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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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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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Maggie on The Morning Show

Lightening up around our teen sons Maggie joined Larry and Kylie from The Morning Show[...]

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Maggie on Fitzy & Wippa

Maggie joined Nova Sydney’s breakfast team Fitzy, Wippa and Sarah (parents of 6 boys and[...]

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From Boys to Men on Sunrise

Maggie joined Sam and Kochie from Sunrise to chat about her new book From Boys[...]

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Forgetful boys

In this “Maggie Moment”, Australian parenting author, educator and host of the ABC Parental As[...]

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When children tell lies

Have you ever had a child lie straight to your face? Maggie chats with Shevonne[...]

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S2 Episode 11 – Fussy eaters — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

“I hate broccoli”, “but the sauce is touching the carrot!”, “Yuk! That’s gross!” If you’ve[...]

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Fidgeting & Farts: Boys in isolation

I have had a number of desperate parents reaching out for advice and suggestions on[...]

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Explaining Coronavirus to children and parenting with ‘swagger’

While she was in Australia for the launch of her book Parenting Right From the[...]

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Giving your kids the gift of emotional intelligence

Emotions can be so unpredictable and tricky for adults to understand at times, so what[...]