Blog Category: Raising Boys

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Helping kids learn to lose well

Increasingly here in Oz we’ve been hearing about violence in junior rugby clubs around the country. On[...]

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Horror movies, GTA and other parents’ boundaries

I recently received a message from a mum of a 7-year-old who was concerned about[...]

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Boys, Boys, Boys

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about her own experience of raising four sons and[...]

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Why are we so frightened of big emotions that are incredibly normal?

I occasionally get emails from worried parents who have children who have begun boarding school, especially[...]

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Boys, Boys, Boys – Feature article

On the eve of the release of her new book, 9 Things: A back-to-basics guide[...]

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Accidents happen and so they should!

A very good friend of mine shared a funny story one day about her young[...]

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Parenting imperfectly

Maggie joined Perth’s NOVA 937 brekky crew Nathan, Nat and Shaun to talk about her[...]

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Top Tips: Books to inspire reluctant readers

This list is compiled from our community to share their favourite books to hook reluctant[...]

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Why schools are failing our boys

First published at essentialkids.com.au Boys will be boys, they tell us, but how many of[...]

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Boys and gaming: finding the balance

Original article published at essentialkids.com.au Gaming on a computer or device is a wildly popular[...]

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Why boys need a boyhood to become good men

Given the current deep community outpourings of concern for the senseless violence present on Australian[...]

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What Boys Need Most

“Boys are found everywhere, on top of, underneath, inside of, climbing on, swinging from, running[...]

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Buying gifts for children

This article was originally published at www.essentialbaby.com  Thrifty Christmas Might be the Magic Pudding When[...]

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Boys Matter: Silence, Stillness and Boys

“Boys are found everywhere, on top of, underneath, inside of, climbing on, swinging from, running[...]

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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 Little Things are the Big Things: Building Resilience

Today’s modern world is full of so many innovations, knowledge and new ways of doing[...]