Blog Category: Raising Girls

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#26 – 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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Top Tips: Best resources for supporting kids with ADHD

We reached out to our online community for their favourite books, online resources and experts[...]

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#25 – How to help kids deal with death and loss — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Telling a child someone they love has died will be one of the toughest things[...]

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Why I’m so worried about the cost of a lost boyhood for our teenage sons

Maggie wrote for Essential Kids about her concern that our society is a bit lost[...]

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#24 – Kids and online gaming — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Online gaming is massive and if your child loves playing them, you’ll know the struggle[...]

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#23 – What’s it like to be a modern dad? — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

We get it dads. You’re sick of people who say you’re ‘babysitting’ when you look[...]

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The Road to Resilience

Maggie spoke to Rachel Cram on the Family 360 Podcast in a two-part show on[...]

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Why parenting is all about neuroplasticity

Maggie spoke with Shevonne Hunt for Babyology’s Feed Play Love podcast about one of her[...]

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#21 – 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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#9 – How to raise girls – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

In this episode, Maggie talks with Steve Biddulph — one of Australia’s foremost experts on[...]

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The world needs more kindness warriors

In this age of selfies, Insta updates, over sharing and an incredible fascination with image,[...]

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What dads offer their sons and daughters

Maggie chatted to Little Rockers Radio about the important role that fathers play in raising[...]

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Being a dad in the 21st century

It is a fabulous time to be a father historically, anthropologically and emotionally. The restrictive[...]

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Twelve top tips for those in toddler land

I have revisited toddler land over the holidays with three little grandies under 3 –[...]

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10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know

A guest post from Dr Justin Coulson Wouldn’t it be great if parents really only[...]

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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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Teen girl excluded at school

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, Maggie responded to a[...]