Blog Category: Raising Adolescents

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Creating a safe place for today’s adolescents

According to the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2012, the top three concerns for young people[...]

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Creating Your Own Life

Before I explore empowerment – which is what I plan to cover in this article[...]

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The Nightmare of Adolescent Sleep

“One clear casualty of sleep deprivation is learning. That’s a tragedy—a recent tragedy.” — Professor[...]

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Adolescent Stress

In my book, Saving our Adolescents (2010), I wrote that I was concerned that today’s[...]

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Alcohol & Adolescents

I once spoke at a State Rotary conference in Busselton, West Australia and one of[...]

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Maggie’s tips for boosting your brain

When we buy a new device, such as an iPod or car, it usually comes[...]

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Adolescence Unplugged Part 1

Part One of a two-part series published in Spectrum magazine, this article explores what is[...]

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Adolescence Unplugged Part 2

Part two of a two-part series (Part 1) on understanding and engaging with adolescents, published[...]

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Free Audio Collection

Sleepytime and Safe’n’Sound audio tracks These 2 free audio tracks may be useful to parents[...]

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The post high-school hole

Maggie spoke with Karl Stefanovic from TODAY about the risks of young people falling into[...]

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Youth suicide: Failing Our Adolescents

ABC’s opinion site published this piece from Maggie sharing her own story about a failed[...]

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Saving Our Adolescents on Today

Maggie joined Lisa Wilkinson from TODAY to talk about her new book, Saving Our Adolescents,[...]

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Sleep deprived teens prone to depression

Maggie spoke to TODAY about the health issues associated with teens not getting enough sleep.[...]

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Sex is fun

Channel 9’s TODAY Show asked Maggie to comment on Britain’s National Health Service pushing the[...]