Find Your Tribe

The world is wrong.

October 20, 2018

I have several talented, brave, interesting, original, smart 12 and 13 and 14 year old girls in my life. They’re all on Instagram. This week one of them…

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High School is all about Five Minute Moments: If you’re being bullied, don’t give up.

August 28, 2018

Sunday nights are hard. They’re especially hard knowing you have to go back to school the next day.  But there is hope. We can see High School as…

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Beware the drama cyclone …

March 29, 2018

This past month I’ve been talking to tween and teen girls about walking towards drama cyclones. Every time you join in gossiping about someone either online or in-person…

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The book of secrets …

February 5, 2018

Last night, my daughter wrote me a letter. I found it on my bed.  Well, that’s no entirely true. I found a notebook with a handmade post-it note…

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A letter to my niece before she starts high school …

January 19, 2018

My gorgeous 12 yo niece Elouise starts high school next week and so this week I sat her down to give her some Aunt-to-niece advice about what i…

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The List: My go-to resources for tween and teen girls …

August 31, 2016

Here it is. My go-to list. (If you’re looking for my list of resources for teenage BOYS click here) I feel like so many parents are feeling anxious…

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Who you are in high school is NOT who you are for the rest of your life.

February 8, 2015

It’s this:  Who You Are In High School Is Not Who You Are For The Rest Of Your Life There are two big things I remember about high…

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Sunday Mail South Australia column: What do you want to be when you grow up?

March 27, 2011

So what did you want to be when you were growing up? I asked my friends this very question over Twitter and received answers as varied as they…

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Find Your Tribe on Mamamia.com.au

March 8, 2011

Just to keep you in the loop — a column on my book Find Your Tribe featured on Mamamia today where you can also share your thoughts on…

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The Way We Live for Sunday 14 Nov 2010: You are not your OP score …

December 30, 2010

I remember what this week was like despite the fact it unfolded ten years ago. Okay twenty. Fine, twenty-one if you want to get specific.  Twenty-one years ago…

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