Blog Category: Maggie in the Media

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Secrets of Successful Teaching-Positive Schools 2016

Maggie wrote for The Positive Times of the Secrets to Successful Teaching following her presentation[...]

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Creating risk in a risk-averse society: ABC Nightlife

Maggie joined one of the longest-running national ABC radio programs, Nightlife, to discuss why risk[...]

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The rise of the nan van: The role grandparents play in parenting – ABC Brisbane

Research from Queensland’s motoring authority, RACQ, shows nearly 1 in 3 cars having baby/toddler car[...]

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Let’s talk about sex

Maggie spoke with Gill-O on ABC Perth Afternoons about when the right time is to[...]

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To praise or not to praise

Over the past couple of weeks I have been immersed in toddler land with my[...]

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Raising emotionally resilient boys

Maggie chatted to Kinderling Kids Radio about how to raise boys to be resilient and[...]

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Maggie Dent on the ignorance of loss and grieving – ABC Radio

Maggie Dent discusses the challenges of big changes in life that cause us to feel[...]

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Maggie Dent on how to talk to young kids when someone they love dies – ABC Radio

Maggie Dent, who has supported many children and parents when someone they love has died,[...]

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Anxious kids, worried parents

ABC Perth’s Gillian O’Shaughnessy hosted a one-hour forum on anxiety in childhood, featuring Maggie and[...]

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The boy who wants to ban homework

8-year-old Perth boy Christian has written to the Prime Minister urging a nationwide ban on[...]

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Go Slow Parenting Podcast

Maggie shared some audio from her 9 Things Online Course with US-based website iMothering.com.[...]

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Why won’t my kids play outside?

It must be annoying for many parents today who hear stories from older folk like[...]

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Raising Awesome Teens in a Chaotic, Sexualised World

with an afterword by Steve Biddulph The story in the media this week about the[...]

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Expectations: a help or a hindrance?

It is that time – that once every four years time where dreams are made[...]

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The ‘birds and the bees’

Cushla Travers from ABC Kimberley spoke with Maggie to get some important advice on how to[...]

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Why being a mean, loving parent matters

Without a doubt parenting is confusing, challenging, exhausting, fabulous, delightful and amazing, and often all[...]

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Schoolification

Channel 7 chatted to Maggie and international education experts at the ACEL conference in Brisbane[...]

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Kitchen cupboard wonderland

Maggie chatted with Shevonne Hunt at Kinderling Kids Radio about why there is great wonder[...]