Blog Category: Maggie in the Media

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#15 – Raising teens – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Parenting teenagers when they’re moody, disrespectful and rebellious is tough. But even as they reach the[...]

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#14 – How to help your child make friends – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

For some kids and teenagers, making friends comes easily. But for others, it’s really tough[...]

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Why kids chuck tantrums

Maggie talked to Leigh and Tegan for Mamamia​’s This Glorious Mess podcast about the terrible twos,[...]

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Balancing life as a co-parent – ABC Radio

Maggie chatted with Philip Clark on ABC’s Nightlife program about the various challenges of co-parenting.[...]

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#13 – How to help your child manage emotions – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Throwing a tantrum, being naughty and bawling their eyes out. Kids often react to situations[...]

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#12 – Do you have an anxious child? – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Anxiety can be crippling for some kids. They can get terrified of the dark, or[...]

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Why boys do cry & need to – Unruffled with Janet Lansbury podcast

Maggie joined her colleague and friend Janet Lansbury for her wonderful UNRUFFLED podcast to talk[...]

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What’s wrong with how we’re educating 5-year-olds?

In the wake of a 50% increase over 5 years in the number of young[...]

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#11 – Is your child ready for school? – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

School is about to start for another year in Australia, and many parents will be[...]

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The truth about poo (not Pooh): what every new parent needs to know

Warning: This is about poo – so if you may be offended please stop reading![...]

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Troubling behaviour: Unruffled podcast with Janet Lansbury, Maggie Dent & Susan Stiffelman

On a recent trip to Canada and the US, Maggie was so happy to meet[...]

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Boys and anxiety

To celebrate the 1st birthday of her book Mothering Our Boys, Maggie chatted with ABC[...]

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Helping teens thrive – Change Makers

Maggie joined Dannielle Miller to talk with Jacinta Tynan on Sky News’ Change Makers program[...]

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#10 – How to raise boys – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

There are challenges with raising boys that only the parents of sons will understand. Like[...]

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There’s a light at the end of the baby/toddler tunnel… I promise!

This article was originally published at Essential Kids. I have been back in toddler land[...]

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Emotion coaching our kids

Maggie was interviewed by Shevonne Hunt for Babyology’s Feed Play Love podcast about why we[...]

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Maggie & Dr Vanessa on the most volatile members of our families: under 5s

During Dr Vanessa Lapointe’s 2019 Australian visit, she and Maggie were interviewed by Shevonne Hunt for[...]

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Raising rooster children: Parenting Without Power Struggles podcast

Maggie often refers to children’s temperaments as them being somewhere on the ‘rooster’ and ‘lamb’[...]