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10 excellent benefits of social media for your teen

10 excellent benefits of social media for your teen

As a child and teenager I was frequently described as a ‘social butterfly’. I thrived in the company of others. “If only she applied herself as enthusiastically to her studies as she does to socialising,” was common feedback from my teachers. It would surprise none of...

4 books to help your tween girl navigate puberty like a boss

4 books to help your tween girl navigate puberty like a boss

As girls hit their tween years they start to experience many physical, emotional, and mental changes. Fortunately there are some great books to help your tween girl navigate puberty like a boss. Did you know that puberty begins long before a girl gets her first...

PERIOD UNDERWEAR: A MODIBODI REVIEW

PERIOD UNDERWEAR: A MODIBODI REVIEW

Let’s talk periods. Do you remember when you first got your period? I do. I was 14 when I first got mine. I remember waking up on a Sunday morning for competition tennis when I noticed a strange colour loosely resembling blood on my knickers. My mum, wonderful in...

BOOK REVIEW: School for Nobodies

BOOK REVIEW: School for Nobodies

Usually, I like to do book roundups here, but this title deserves a review of its own. If you have a daughter aged 8-12, School for Nobodies by Susie Bower is an absolute delight. I bought it for my 10-year-old who is not a voracious reader, but nor is she a reluctant...

15 Fabulous Books for Mother’s Day

15 Fabulous Books for Mother’s Day

As Mother's Day draws closer, I’ve done the hard work and curated a Book Gift Guide for you. In my mind, books always make the perfect gift. Sure, handmade cards are lovely, and the barely warm toast in bed, but if you love reading, here are 15 fabulous book...

BOOK REVIEW: Sick Bay

Every time I ask my community what their biggest challenge is with raising girls, “friendships” inevitably comes up.  Which isn't a great surprise - friendships can be tricky, particularly for girls.  One of the best predictors of children’s wellbeing at...

An Open Letter to My Tween Daughter

An Open Letter to My Tween Daughter

To my darling daughter,  You are about to embark on a pretty tricky period. In many ways you are in-between two worlds. You are no longer a child but you are not yet an adult. It’s all part of growing up and TOTALLY normal, but don’t be surprised if things feel a...

Help your daughter transition back to school

Help your daughter transition back to school

The saying, “The days are long but the years are short" is frighteningly accurate.  This year my girls are going into Grades 3, 5 and 6. And my "baby" is starting 4-year-old kinder. I can't believe my first-born will finish Primary School this...

Kids Books That Matter

Kids Books That Matter

I am so excited to bring you this review of the “A Kids Book About” series. These are kids books that matter. A Kids Book About is built on the belief that kids are ready to have challenging, important and empowering conversations. Authors from all kinds of...

Virtual Bake Off and Kladdkaka Recipe

Virtual Bake Off and Kladdkaka Recipe

Like many event organisers, I was terribly disappointed when Covid hit and destroyed the events I had planned this year. My gorgeous launch event, a Mum and Daughter Flower Crown workshop had to be cancelled a week out. I had hoped I would be able to reschedule but as...

In the media

Michaela has been interviewed on TV, radio and in print. She has appeared on Channel 7 News, been a guest on ABC Radio Melbourne and 3AW, and has been interviewed by The Australian and Herald Sun newspapers.

Michaela Fox on 7 News

Testimonials

“Your support has certainly helped me deal with a challenging parenting moment & given me strength, which in turn gave my daughter strength to face her fears head on.  I love that you are so supportive & caring of your readers. In fact, it feels like you're more of a friend rather than someone I "follow" on social media. I love that.”

Purdie, mum of 3.

“I loved your podcast on Couch Confidentials because it was so interesting, current and held really valuable information. You have such a calming voice and you are honestly a wealth of knowledge. I’m sure many people will follow you and your businesses will thrive because of it.”

Chantalle, mum of two

“I listened to your podcast whilst out walking this morning and related on so many levels having two daughters myself. Thank you for imparting your wealth of knowledge. I especially loved your input re extra curricular activities and think that’s spot on. I’ve scribbled a page of notes to refer back to. Really looking forward to your own podcast next year.”

Brooke, mum of two.

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