Blog Category: Maggie in the Media

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Why my own adolescent struggle made me support this important initiative

When I was a teenager, I had some pretty dark times and I almost didn’t[...]

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Maggie goes Parental As Anything on RN Drive

On the launch of the new ABC podcast Parental As Anything with Maggie Dent, Maggie[...]

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Managing kids’ screen time at home

Maggie wrote for ABC Life about how we can better manage screens for our kids[...]

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Episode 1 – Screen Time – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Research shows Australian kids spend a third of their day in front of a screen.[...]

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Episode 0 – Introducing Parental As Anything With Maggie Dent – ABC Podcast

One of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and educators Maggie Dent gives you tips and answers[...]

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Helping teen students with death and loss

Maggie wrote for Teachers Matter magazine on how teachers play a pivotal role in supporting[...]

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Calming today’s anxious kids

Maggie joined Monique and Basil on Weekend Sunrise to talk about why kids today are[...]

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Become an energy detective for your child

Every parent will struggle at times to maintain their energy levels in order to keep[...]

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The exciting and often terrifying paradox of parenting

One of the most fabulous things about being a grandmother is that I get to[...]

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The 5 things your son isn’t telling you

Maggie wrote a short piece for Essential Kids on things your son doesn’t tell you:[...]

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How to be the mum your boys need you to be

Maggie joined Gareth Parker from 6PR in Perth to chat about mothering boys: Listen on[...]

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Mothers and sons – ABC Nightlife

Maggie had a one-hour chat on ABC’s Nightlife about mothers and their sons in the[...]

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‘Can you love me, when I muck up?’ – Today Show

Maggie chatted to Georgie Gardner for her TODAY’s Agenda segment on how to deal with[...]

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Top five tips for raising boys well

Shevonne Hunt from Kinderling Kids Radio chatted to Maggie about her top five tips for[...]

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Raising Boys With Love: ABC Conversations 2018

Maggie joined Sarah Kanowski from ABC Conversations to chat about what it’s like to raise[...]

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Tackling stereotypes and raising good men

ABC Radio National’s Life Matters program chatted to Maggie about her new book, Mothering Our[...]

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Does your son need more time before he starts school?

Essential Kids published an extract from Maggie’s new book, Mothering Our Boys, on making the[...]

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Mothering our boys in challenging times

Maggie chatted to the panel on The Daily Edition about her new book, on masculinity[...]