Blog Category: ABC Radio

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ABC Conversations: Helping teenage boys grow into good men

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

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S3 Episode 2 – Kids and online gaming — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Online gaming is massive and if your child loves playing them, you’ll know the struggle[...]

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S3 Episode 1 – What’s it like to be a modern dad? — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

We get it dads. You’re sick of people who say you’re ‘babysitting’ when you look[...]

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S2 Episode 12 – How to talk to your kids about sex and consent — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

If you don’t talk to your children about sex, it won’t be long before someone[...]

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How to help your kids stop fighting at times of high stress

Maggie wrote for ABC Life about the challenges that the recent isolation during COVID-19 has[...]

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S2 Episode 11 – Fussy eaters — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

“I hate broccoli”, “but the sauce is touching the carrot!”, “Yuk! That’s gross!” If you’ve[...]

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S2 Episode 10 – All by myself – isolation as an only child or sole parent — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Being an only child or single parent can be hard when all your usual social[...]

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S2 Episode 9 – How to get your kids (and you) to stop fighting — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Have you been breaking up World War III between your kids? Are you and your[...]

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S2 Episode 8 – How to manage working from home with kids — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

How do you get any work done at home when the kids keep asking you[...]

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S2 Episode 7 – How to home school — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Coronavirus has meant parents across Australia have had to slip into a role they never[...]

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S2 Episode 6 – Nature play can still happen during coronavirus — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Coronavirus has meant the activities our kids love — playgrounds, sport, skate boarding with friends,[...]

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S2 BONUS Episode — how to talk to kids about coronavirus and guide your family through it — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

We’ve all been impacted by coronavirus. As parents, we’re anxious, scared and stressed out about[...]

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S2 Episode 5 – Raising teens — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Parenting teenagers when they’re moody, disrespectful and rebellious is tough. But even as they reach the[...]

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S2 Episode 4 – How to help your child make friends — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

For some kids and teenagers, making friends comes easily. But for others, it’s really tough[...]

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Balancing life as a co-parent – ABC Radio

Maggie chatted with Philip Clark on ABC’s Nightlife program about the various challenges of co-parenting.[...]

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S2 Episode 3 – How to help your child manage emotions — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Throwing a tantrum, being naughty and bawling their eyes out. Kids often react to situations[...]

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S2 Episode 2 – Do you have an anxious child? — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Anxiety can be crippling for some kids. They can get terrified of the dark, or[...]

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S2 Episode 1 – Is your child ready for school? — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

School is about to start for another year in Australia, and many parents will be[...]