Blog Category: Maggie Moments

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Digital abandonment in modern families

Maggie talks about how technology is disconnecting parents and children. Watch more ‘Maggie Moments’, subscribe[...]

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Helping children to make friends

Maggie urges parents to see their children’s behaviour through a child’s eyes.[...]

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Understanding children’s choices

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie discusses how sometimes we need to see our children’s actions[...]

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TEDx Youth: Exploring the big question, why am I here?

Joining TEDxYouth@Hale, Maggie addressed young people at Hale School to ask what their spark is.[...]

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The importance of movement and play

Maggie talks about how critical movement, music and play are to young children.[...]

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Impact of screens on kids under 5

Maggie talks about how iPads, smart phones and other screens impact young kids and how[...]

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Helping children with death and loss

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie offers some tips to help children cope with loss, in[...]

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Teaching kids self-regulation

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about the challenge of self-regulation and how to help[...]

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Bullying among young children

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie discusses two scenarios of bullying occurring among very young children.[...]

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Stop stealing childhood in the name of education

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie passionately shares her concerns about the ‘push down’ of formalised[...]

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Angry children

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about why some children vent after school and how[...]

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Dealing with kids’ tantrums

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about navigating extended tantrums in older children. Watch more[...]

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Emotional development in adolescence

In this video blog, Maggie talks about how emotional development in adolescence can cause our[...]

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Which school is right for your child?

A lot of parents have asked what Maggie thinks about single-sex vs co-educational schools for[...]

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How Risk Can Benefit Children

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about how as a society we can tend to[...]

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Why We Need to Prioritise Play

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie responds to a Facebook post from a mum who is[...]

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The Lost Hour of Sleep for Adolescents & Young Kids

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie discusses how today’s children and young adults have lost one[...]

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Helping Children & Teens with Transitions

Transitioning from one state of being to another is always challenging. As children and adolescents[...]