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"Back off." John Marsden says parents should follow these 7 steps to stop being 'toxic'

"Back off." John Marsden says parents should follow these 7 steps to stop being 'toxic'

Over the last ten years award-winning author and passionate educator, John Marsden, has noticed the disturbing rise of ‘toxic’ parenting approaches that he believes are contributing to a pandemic of anxiety in young people.

With two schools of his own in Victoria and many years as a teacher and principal, John has had plenty of first-hand experience dealing with children and parents.

Mamamia spoke to John about his new book, The Art of Growing Up, and for his thoughts on 21st century ‘toxic parenting’ to find what he thinks we should do.

Read more here: https://www.mamamia.com.au/toxic-parenting-john-marsden/

"Thoughts are not facts." 11 women on the best advice they've received from their psychologist.

"Thoughts are not facts." 11 women on the best advice they've received from their psychologist.

“She was 3 months old.” 4 parents on when they got their daughter's ears pierced, and why.

“She was 3 months old.” 4 parents on when they got their daughter's ears pierced, and why.