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Parental As Anything with Maggie Dent

Maggie's new ABC podcast is here!

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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[...]


Growing boys into men with Mamamia’s This Glorious Mess podcast

Maggie chatted to Andrew and Holly on Mamamia’s This Glorious Mess podcast this week. Take[...]


Maggie chats From Boys to Men with Nathan, Nat & Shaun

Maggie joined her WA mates, Nathan, Nat and Shaun from NOVA Perth‘s breakfast program to[...]


Talking teen boys “At the Table” podcast with the Fathering Channel

Maggie chatted to The Fathering Project CEO Káti Gapaillard about how parents – particularly dads[...]


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[...]


Maggie on Fitzy & Wippa

Maggie joined Nova Sydney’s breakfast team Fitzy, Wippa and Sarah (parents of 6 boys and[...]


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[...]


The Road to Resilience

Maggie spoke to Rachel Cram on the Family 360 Podcast in a two-part show on[...]


Why parenting is all about neuroplasticity

Maggie spoke with Shevonne Hunt for Babyology’s Feed Play Love podcast about one of her[...]


Recovery and parenting through a pandemic – Smiling Mind podcast

As a proud ambassador for Smiling Mind, Maggie was delighted to join their CEO Dr[...]


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[...]


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[...]


When children tell lies

Have you ever had a child lie straight to your face? Maggie chats with Shevonne[...]


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[...]