Blog Category: Maggie in the Media

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The dirty secret about raising kids: It’s child’s play

I am going to let you in on a little secret about raising children. It’s[...]

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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[...]

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In defence of the humble bunny: the importance of imagination

As Easter comes speeding towards us, I invite you to be kinder to the humble[...]

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The Little Things are the Big Things: Building Resilience

Today’s modern world is full of so many innovations, knowledge and new ways of doing[...]

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TODAY Show: Stressed out mums

Maggie joins the TODAY show to talk about looking after yourself as a parent.  [...]

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The post high-school hole

Maggie spoke with Karl Stefanovic from TODAY about the risks of young people falling into[...]

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Birds and bees

On 8 October, Maggie chatted to Lisa Wilkinson from TODAY about when to chat to[...]

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TODAY Show: Raunchy music clips

Maggie discussed why Kylie Minogue’s new music video isn’t doing young girls any favours with[...]

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Saving Our Adolescents on Today

Maggie joined Lisa Wilkinson from TODAY to talk about her new book, Saving Our Adolescents,[...]

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TODAY Show: PM says parents should step in to tackle bullying

When is a good time for parents to intervene when it comes to schoolyard bullying?[...]

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What’s missing from today’s childhood?

Maggie spoke with Geoff Hutchison on ABC in Perth, in his Trials of Modern Life[...]

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Fearsome fours

Maggie joins TODAY hosts Karl and Georgie in the studio to talk about strategies for[...]

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Eat More Dirt!

Maggie joined Mel James in the Guestroom, on ABC Radio in Darwin to discuss how[...]

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Sleep deprived teens prone to depression

Maggie spoke to TODAY about the health issues associated with teens not getting enough sleep.[...]

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Facebook addiction

Parenting expert Maggie Dent joins TODAY to discuss the telltale signs of social networking addiction.[...]

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Thrifty Christmas might be the magic pudding

A survey released by the Australian National Retailers Association this week (week ending 20/11/09) reported[...]

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Hidden pressures facing adolescents

Maggie appeared on Channel 9’s TODAY to discuss how to better support our teenagers on[...]

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Video games

Channel 9’s TODAY show invited Maggie to share her views on video games and the[...]