Blog Category: Raising Boys

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Bringing mindfulness home: tips for parents

As a proud ambassador of meditation app Smiling Mind, Maggie wrote about how to create[...]

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Giving your kids the greatest gift of all: life skills

Life skills are more important than we might realise. I have had Year 1 teachers[...]

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Debunking myths about boys

Maggie joined Shevonne Hunt from Kinderling Kids Radio to discuss myths about boys. The audio[...]

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Raising Remarkable Boys

Maggie chatted about Raising Remarkable Boys with Libby-Jane Charleston and Tory McGuire from HuffPost Australia[...]

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Little Boys Beginning Big School – Kinderling Radio

Maggie joined Shevonne Hunt from Kinderling Kids Radio to talk about Little Boys Beginning Big School followed[...]

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Creating risk in a risk-averse society: ABC Nightlife

Maggie joined one of the longest-running national ABC radio programs, Nightlife, to discuss why risk[...]

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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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Raising emotionally resilient boys

Maggie chatted to Kinderling Kids Radio about how to raise boys to be resilient and[...]

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Anxious kids, worried parents

ABC Perth’s Gillian O’Shaughnessy hosted a one-hour forum on anxiety in childhood, featuring Maggie and[...]

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The one question mums of sons should ask

As a mother of four sons, a former boys’ basketball coach, counsellor and a secondary[...]

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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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The ‘birds and the bees’

Cushla Travers from ABC Kimberley spoke with Maggie to get some important advice on how to[...]

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Boys’ behaviour is their language

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about how boys are often conditioned to respond with[...]

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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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Giving boys a great start in life

Shevonne Hunt at Kinderling radio had a chat with Maggie about giving our boys a[...]

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How to discipline kids without smacking them

Maggie spoke about alternatives to corporal punishment with 3AW’s Tom Elliott Full report.[...]

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Dear mums of smelly, unmotivated, lazy, moody and confused 14-year-old boys

“The problem I am having is with my 14-year-old son who does not apply himself[...]