Blog Tag: raising adolescents

Understanding teen boys’ anger

Let’s be honest. We all get angry at times and that is because it is[...]

Our adolescents are passive and inactive and we can’t just blame screens 

We grown-ups know that eating well, sleeping well and exercising well are the three key[...]


Please help me with my lazy, unmotivated 18yo son who is stuck on the couch and going nowhere

It has only been in the past few years that I have started to hear[...]


A letter to a 21st Century teen: 10 things I want you to know

Dear Teen, There are so many doomsayers and negative voices speaking despairingly about what’s wrong[...]


How to raise our boys with character

… or rather How to raise our boys with character, who will care about themselves,[...]


Roosters & Lambs as Teenagers

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about how temperament may be a factor in how[...]


Being a dad in the 21st century

It is a fabulous time to be a father historically, anthropologically and emotionally. The restrictive[...]


Today’s parents and teens: the generation chasm

There has always been a generation gap between parents and teens. Things change from one[...]


Teen safety (without suffocation)–Understanding Boys

Maggie spoke with Harb Gill from the Understanding Boys blog about how to keep your teen sons[...]


Raising Awesome Teens in a Chaotic, Sexualised World

with an afterword by Steve Biddulph The story in the media this week about the[...]


Friendless teens

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