Blog Tag: teen boys


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[...]


5 tricky times in boyhood that every parent needs to understand

So often, as parents we find ourselves asking: What’s happening with my boy? Over my[...]


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[...]


Beware the teen tipping point

Helping our teens to cope, conquer and shine Technically adolescence starts well before the age[...]


Help! We found marijuana in our son’s room

Maggie runs Q&A sessions for members of her online course community. In this session for[...]


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 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:[...]


The Lost Hour of Sleep for Adolescents & Young Kids

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie discusses how today’s children and young adults have lost one[...]


Boys, Boys, Boys

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


What drives adolescents?

In this “’Maggie Moment”’, Maggie discusses the biological drivers of adolescence –– things that are[...]


Taming the teen stress monster

For many of our teens one thing is certain: stress levels are set to rise[...]


Why boys need a boyhood to become good men

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