Blog Post Type: Article

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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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Lets’ talk about it: Communicating with teen boys

In this abstract from From Boys to Men published at The Parents Website, Maggie offers her[...]

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Why our tween and teen boys need a safe adult tribe

All tweens and teens benefit from having a safe circle of grownups somewhere in their[...]

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Top Tips: Some Moments of Lightness

One of my all time worst brain farts… I was shopping in Woolies with one[...]

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Helping kids deal with lockdown second time around

As many families were faced with another period of extended lockdown, Maggie wrote for Essential[...]

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Helping boys understand loss and death

Even as adults we find significant loss experiences of any kind hurt. So we can[...]

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Schools key to our kids’ recovery: Why the 3 Cs count before grades

I am writing this blog not in my usual role as a parenting author and[...]

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How to help your kids stop fighting at times of high stress

Maggie wrote for ABC Life about the challenges that the recent isolation during COVID-19 has[...]

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Another new normal: back to school after isolation

Maggie wrote for Essential Kids on the ‘new normal’ kids will be getting used to[...]

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Parenting an only child through the coronavirus pandemic

Maggie wrote for ABC Life about the challenges for parents of only children… READ THE[...]

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Fidgeting & Farts: Boys in isolation

I have had a number of desperate parents reaching out for advice and suggestions on[...]

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Gentle Steps to Recovery

As flattening the curve is happening across parts of the world and particularly in Australia[...]

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2020: The Year We Lost Our Normal Easter

Two of the most important times in the calendar year for family connection are often[...]

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Coping with the Corona Chaos

* EDIT: In the original version of  this article, I mentioned that kids with asthma[...]

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Top tips and links for families in isolation

Please note we would recommend you visit any of these sites mentioned on this page[...]

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Why parenting is really all about neuroplasticity

When our precious babies are born, their brains are full of neurons with no connectors.[...]

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Giving your kids the gift of emotional intelligence

Emotions can be so unpredictable and tricky for adults to understand at times, so what[...]

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The truth about poo (not Pooh): what every new parent needs to know

Warning: This is about poo – so if you may be offended please stop reading![...]