Blog Category: Newsletter Articles

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The shift back to nature play – it’s happening!

Many of you know of my passionate commitment to outside play in our homes, schools[...]

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Our resistance to rest

I know I am like many of you when it comes to taking some rest[...]

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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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Communication for family harmony

Every human being sees the world through their own unique lens, which is based on[...]

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Getting Kids Active

In a world where screens seem to dominate, statistics for Australian kids around activity levels are[...]

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Maggie’s message about natural playgrounds

There is clear and consistent evidence about the many benefits for children and the wider[...]

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Creating Your Own Life

Before I explore empowerment – which is what I plan to cover in this article[...]

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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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Why stickers, treats and ‘tificates don’t work (much)

When I was an undergrad at The University of Western Australia (UWA) I did Psychology[...]

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Why Women Shouldn’t Always Leave Themselves the Burnt Chop

I have met so many interesting and weary grown-ups lately. I put a beautiful picture[...]

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Sibling Rivalry

It is such a hot potato – no matter how many books parents read, no[...]

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Sleep, glorious sleep

It never ceases to amaze me how similar parents’ concerns are about their children, no[...]