Blog Tag: teens

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Best-ever communication tips around teens

After teaching, counselling and living with teens for 40 years, I have worked out some[...]

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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[...]

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Raising Awesome Teens in a Chaotic, Sexualised World

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

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Adolescent Life Skills – FREE Download

What skills do adolescents need in their kit bag for life when they venture into[...]

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Teaching with the teen brain in mind

Over the past 15 years there has been a massive outpouring of research that explores[...]

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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[...]

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Helping Children & Teens with Transitions

Transitioning from one state of being to another is always challenging. As children and adolescents[...]

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What drives adolescents?

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

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Living with Adolescents

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about living with adolescents as they journey on the[...]

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Taming the teen stress monster

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

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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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Friendless teens

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

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Bullying – Radio Interview with Mix945 on National Bullying Day

Listen to Maggie’s interview with Clairsy, Shane and Kymba on Mix945 on National Bullying Day:[...]

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Dealing with Diabetes

In this article for Diabetes Matters, Maggie and her son Al talk about his diagnosis[...]

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Creating a safe place for today’s adolescents

According to the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2019, the top four concerns for young people[...]

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The Nightmare of Adolescent Sleep

“One clear casualty of sleep deprivation is learning. That’s a tragedy—a recent tragedy.” — Professor[...]

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Maggie’s tips for boosting your brain

When we buy a new device, such as an iPod or car, it usually comes[...]

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Why Dads Matter – Especially to Girls

This article was originally published on Fairfax’s Essential Baby site:  I am not sure who[...]