Blog Category: ABC Radio

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Episode 6 – How to discipline your child – ABC Podcast

Threats, bribes, shouting, and time-outs can work in the heat of the moment but when[...]

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Episode 5 – Managing meltdowns and handling tantrums – including your own – ABC Podcast

Your screaming three-year-old in the supermarket; your eight-year-old losing it over a board game; your[...]

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Episode 4 – Cyberbullying — what you need to know to keep your children safe – ABC Podcast

Is your child on Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook? Ninety-one per cent of Australian teenagers use[...]

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Episode 3 – Play — why it’s vital for kids – ABC Podcast

Building cubbies, make-believe, dressing up – while it might just look like fun and games,[...]

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Episode 2 – Extracurricular activities — are your kids doing too many or not enough? – ABC Podcast

Football, dance, art classes, karate and scouts. The extracurricular activities your kids can do are[...]

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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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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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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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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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Maggie Dent on how to respond to backchat – ABC radio

Maggie chats to ABC Perth about how we might respond when our kids dish out[...]

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Preparing a child for the death of a parent

Maggie was asked by a listener on ABC Perth Afternoons about how to prepare a[...]

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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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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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Eat More Dirt!

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

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Maggie in Conversation with Richard Fidler

Richard Fidler had Maggie Dent on his Conversations program where they discussed her life’s journey[...]