Blog Tag: family life

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An inspiring gift for your home

When I shared a post about Max Ehrmann’s beautiful poem Desiderata, we found so many people[...]

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What dads offer their sons and daughters

Maggie chatted to Little Rockers Radio about the important role that fathers play in raising[...]

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Why parenting today is harder than it used to be – Kinderling Radio

Kinderling Kids Radio chatted to Maggie about why parenting is harder today than ever before…[...]

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Soothing mama stress and angst

As a parenting educator I am always monitoring and enquiring of parents what’s happening at[...]

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You thought toddlers were tough? Teens are like toddlers with hormones

In the leadup to her Masterclass — Raising Teens, bringing together some of Australia’s leading[...]

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Bringing mindfulness home: tips for parents

As a proud ambassador of meditation app Smiling Mind, Maggie wrote about how to create[...]

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Giving your kids the greatest gift of all: life skills

Life skills are more important than we might realise. I have had Year 1 teachers[...]

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The only three rules that matter: KISS parenting

There are so many parenting styles floating around in the sleep-deprived, chaotic world that is[...]

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Kids and dogs: a perfect match

In the wake of the release of her new book, A Dog’s Life Wisdoms, Maggie[...]

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Why being a mean, loving parent matters

Without a doubt parenting is confusing, challenging, exhausting, fabulous, delightful and amazing, and often all[...]

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Let’s stop telling our kids to ‘hurry up’

Maggie joined Steve Murphy from Power FM (South Australia) to talk about the importance of[...]

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My kids are driving me crazy

Wholefood blogger Lisa Corduff had a long chat to Maggie about connected parenting, dealing with[...]

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Preparing kids for a divorce

A sad topic, but a necessary one. How do we prepare our children for an[...]

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Family meetings

Technically a family operates like a small organisation, like a community or even a small[...]

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A ‘good enough’ Christmas

Take a quick trip to a shopping centre around Christmas and you will likely witness frenetic rushing,[...]

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When siblings really dislike each other

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about what to do when siblings take their rivalry[...]

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The comfort of family ritual

As the end of the year comes hurtling toward us, many of us who celebrate[...]

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Top Tips: Favourite Family Food Blogs

In September 2015 Maggie put a post on Facebook asking for advice from her community[...]