Blog Tag: boys


The one question mums of sons should ask

As a mother of four sons, a former boys’ basketball coach, counsellor and a secondary[...]


Boys’ behaviour is their language

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about how boys are often conditioned to respond with[...]


Angry Boys

This article was first published in Kids in the City/Kids on the Coast    Sadly, despite[...]


Giving boys a great start in life

Shevonne Hunt at Kinderling radio had a chat with Maggie about giving our boys a[...]


Dear mums of smelly, unmotivated, lazy, moody and confused 14-year-old boys

“The problem I am having is with my 14-year-old son who does not apply himself[...]


Boys & Mums: the tween years (Part 2 of 2)

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about parenting boys as they approach their adolescence. Maggie[...]


Boys & Mums: the tween years (Part 1 of 2)

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about the challenges for mums raising boys in the[...]


Teen Boys & Gaming: The 10 Agreements for Healthy Balance

Recently a mum of 15-year-old boy came up and asked me a frequently asked question:[...]


Boys, Boys, Boys

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about her own experience of raising four sons and[...]


Why boys need a boyhood to become good men

Given the current deep community outpourings of concern for the senseless violence present on Australian[...]


Boys Matter: Silence, Stillness and Boys

“Boys are found everywhere, on top of, underneath, inside of, climbing on, swinging from, running[...]