Blog Category: Radio/Podcasts


Parental As Anything with Maggie Dent

Maggie's new ABC podcast is here!

Listen for free via ABC listen, a podcast app on your mobile device or via a smart speaker.

List all episodes >


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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,[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


Why kids chuck tantrums

Maggie talked to Leigh and Tegan for Mamamia​’s This Glorious Mess podcast about the terrible twos,[...]


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.[...]


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[...]


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[...]


Why boys do cry & need to – Unruffled with Janet Lansbury podcast

Maggie joined her colleague and friend Janet Lansbury for her wonderful UNRUFFLED podcast to talk[...]


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[...]


Troubling behaviour: Unruffled podcast with Janet Lansbury, Maggie Dent & Susan Stiffelman

On a recent trip to Canada and the US, Maggie was so happy to meet[...]


Boys and anxiety

To celebrate the 1st birthday of her book Mothering Our Boys, Maggie chatted with ABC[...]


S1 Episode 10 – How to raise boys — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

There are challenges with raising boys that only the parents of sons will understand. Like[...]


Emotion coaching our kids

Maggie was interviewed by Shevonne Hunt for Babyology’s Feed Play Love podcast about why we[...]