Blog Category: Raising Girls

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Helping your teen girl with volatile emotions

I once shared an article on Facebook written by Susan Stiffelman called Why Is My[...]

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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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Raising girls in a sexualised world

In this ‘Maggie moment’, Maggie shares her concerns for girls today in particular their exposure[...]

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Helping our teen girls shine

I often have mums of teen girls speak to me about how worried they are about[...]

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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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Calm, common-sense parenting – ABC Brisbane

Maggie joined ABC Brisbane’s Afternoons program with Kelly Higgins-Devine to talk about being the parent[...]

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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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Answering parents questions on ABC radio

Maggie joined ABC Perth’s Gillian O’Shaughnessy to answer parents’ questions. Some of the questions she[...]

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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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Why Dads Matter – Especially to Girls

This article was originally published on Fairfax’s Essential Baby site:  I am not sure who[...]

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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[...]

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TODAY Show: Raunchy music clips

Maggie discussed why Kylie Minogue’s new music video isn’t doing young girls any favours with[...]

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Fearsome fours

Maggie joins TODAY hosts Karl and Georgie in the studio to talk about strategies for[...]