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Teen drinking

Good Health magazine sought Maggie’s opinion for an article they were publishing on teens and[...]

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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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Boys, Boys, Boys – Feature article

On the eve of the release of her new book, 9 Things: A back-to-basics guide[...]

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8 ways to nurture friendships in our schools

“We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh?” asked Piglet. “Even longer,” Pooh answered. ― A.A.[...]

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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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Making Memories that Matter

When my sons were at school, we got to the end of this particular term[...]

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Are we about to ban childhood altogether?

As a passionate advocate for allowing children a childhood that allows them to play as[...]

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Helping Children who Struggle with School

This article was first published in Parenting Ideas magazine in November/December 2013. More and more in[...]

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Move baby, move: Why movement matters for babies

As parents we often can’t wait until our babies can crawl and then walk, and[...]

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Childen’s Temperaments – Roosters and Lambs

Something we don’t talk about much anymore is that children are born with a certain[...]

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Friendless teens

I normally use the word adolescence when writing about the transition stage from child to[...]

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Top Tips: Books to inspire reluctant readers

This list is compiled from our community to share their favourite books to hook reluctant[...]

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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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The fun, fickle and fragile world of children’s friendships

“‘We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh?’ asked Piglet. ‘Even longer,’ Pooh answered.” ― A.A.[...]

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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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In praise of a dangerous, dirty childhood

Originally published in Parenting Ideas. I think there is something missing from the average modern[...]

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Bringing out the best in all students

Maggie wrote for Teachers Matter about what she learned from neuro linguistic programming and how[...]

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Why schools are failing our boys

First published at essentialkids.com.au Boys will be boys, they tell us, but how many of[...]