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Parental As Anything with Maggie Dent

Maggie's new ABC podcast is here!

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S4 Episode 4 – Sibling rivalries & dynamics – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Sibling rivalry — situation normal, right? But how much is too much, and what can[...]


S4 Episode 3 – Teenage Girls — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Teenage girls — it can be a tricky time when you’re not sure if your[...]


S4 Episode 2 – Teenage Boys — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

One minute your son is laughing about farts and driving you mad because he can’t[...]


Tea with Jules

I had so much fun catching up recently with the delightful Jules Sebastian for a[...]


S4 Episode 1 – How to be a good parent — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Have you ever Googled ‘how to be a good parent’? You’re not alone — it’s[...]


Getting boys motivated

In the lead up to Maggie’s From Boys To Men webinar series in which one[...]


Boys and Guns

Maggie had a chat with Shevonne Hunt for Babyology’s Feed Play Love podcast, all about[...]


Connecting with teen boys

In this conversation, US-based family therapist and parenting author Susan Stiffelman speaks with Maggie in[...]


S3 Episode 8 – Teaching your kids body positivity — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Do you hate your thighs? Your skin? Your post-baby body? Around 80 per cent of[...]


S3 Episode 7 – Roosters or Lambs – understanding your children’s personality — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Do you have a child who is, well, kind of obnoxious? A kid who always[...]


S3 Episode 6 – How to co-parent well — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Sometimes the hardest part about raising a child is the disagreements you have with your[...]


S3 Episode 5 – Solo parents — raising kids on your own — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Around 14 per cent of Australian families have a sole parent. Some parents planned it[...]


S3 BONUS Episode — Money management for kids — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Scary fact: kids learn their money habits at home. So how do you help them[...]


S3 Episode 4 – How to get your kids to do chores — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

“How many times do I have to ask you to…?” Sound familiar? There are lots[...]


S3 Episode 3 – How to help kids deal with death and loss — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Telling a child someone they love has died will be one of the toughest things[...]


Raising great boys with The Grace Tales podcast

Maggie chatted to Georgie Abay on The Grace Tales podcast this week. Take a listen[...]


ABC Conversations: Helping teenage boys grow into good men

Maggie was delighted to be invited back into the ABC Conversations studio with the very[...]


Raising teen sons: Beanstalk single mums podcast

Maggie spoke with Lucy Good at the Beanstalk Single Mums podcast about her new book[...]