Blog Category: Family Relationships & Wellbeing

Article

Expectations: a help or a hindrance?

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

Article

The things you don’t realise about being a grandparent

Recently one of my best and longest-serving girlfriends became a grandmother. I am beyond thrilled[...]

Audio

The Moonlight Relaxation for Mums – FREE audio track

I went into the studio with the talented Chris Liddell of Digital Tao to create a[...]

Article

Healing our profound wound of human disconnectedness

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

Article

Suicide Prevention: Healing The Wound of Disconnectedness

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

Article

Family meetings

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

Article

A ‘good enough’ Christmas

Take a quick trip to a shopping centre around Christmas and you will likely witness frenetic rushing,[...]

Article

The comfort of family ritual

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

Article

Top Tips: Favourite Family Food Blogs

In September 2015 Maggie put a post on Facebook asking for advice from her community[...]

Video

Connecting with kids: building love bridges

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about how quality time can be a rare commodity for[...]

Audio

Maggie talks with the Hands Free Mama herself

Few people articulate the challenges and gifts of mothering better than Rachel Macy Stafford. The[...]

Audio

Nova 937

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

Article

Getting it ‘just right’ with extra-curricular activities

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

Article

Top 5 Tips for Today’s Parents

Recently during an interview on Channel 9 in Perth I was asked what my five[...]

Video

Parenting Only Children

In this ‘”Maggie Moment’”, Maggie talks about the challenges of parenting only children and dispels[...]

Video

Finding support as sole parent

Maggie talks about the challenges of sole parenting and guides parents on ways to find[...]

Video

Digital abandonment in modern families

Maggie talks about how technology is disconnecting parents and children. Watch more ‘Maggie Moments’, subscribe[...]

Video

Understanding children’s choices

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie discusses how sometimes we need to see our children’s actions[...]