Blog Category: Posts By Common Concern

Book Reviews

The Women’s Brain Book

The Women’s Brain Book: The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness by Dr Sarah McKay[...]

Honouring the human spirit in our homes and classrooms

Last week a story went around the media and socials about a farmer who was[...]

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Navigating these crazy, crappy, uncertain times as a family

No matter where you are in the world right now there is still no sense[...]

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S4 Episode 12 – Parenting Children with ADHD – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Is your child fidgety, impulsive or finds it hard to stay focused? Have you ever[...]

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Maggie on the Great Australian Lives podcast

Maggie joined journalist Laura Turner for a long chat on 3AW’s Great Australian Lives podcast.[...]

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S4 Episode 11 – Parenting Autistic Children – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

One in 70 people in Australia is autistic, so chances are you’ve had an experience[...]

Book Reviews

Who Knew?

Who Knew? From bouncing and barbells to ballet and braids by Michael Ray I stumbled[...]

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Helping our girls’ voices not be silenced in today’s world

Warning: this article contains some descriptions of sexual acts. I am a child of the[...]

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Fussy eating in under 5s

In this “Maggie Moment”, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and host of the ABC[...]

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Maggie’s anxiety toolkit – a chat with This Glorious Mess (Big Kids)

Anxiety is one of the biggest topics plaguing parents today. In discussing her new book,[...]

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Roosters & Lambs: The Parenting Theory Maggie Swears By – a chat with This Glorious Mess

In your family would you say your kids are roosters or lambs? Or better yet,[...]

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Maggie talks Parental As Anything on The Fathering Project podcast

Maggie sat down with The Fathering Project to chat about the release of her new[...]

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Low Tox Life Podcast – An hour of parenting with Maggie Dent

Maggie was invited onto the Low Tox Life Podcast with Alexx Stuart to have a[...]

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Parenting in the 21st Century on Babyology’s Feed Play Love podcast

Maggie was interviewed by Shevonne Hunt for Babyology’s Feed Play Love podcast about how parenting has[...]

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S4 Episode 10 – How to talk to kids about miscarriage – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Miscarriage remains a taboo topic, with many women delaying the announcement of their pregnancy. So[...]

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How to support someone after a major loss

In this “Maggie Moment” Australian parenting author and educator Maggie Dent draws on her many[...]

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The beautiful truth about ‘favourites’ for boys and men.

Disclaimer: Gender is more fluid than fixed and while respecting biological, neurological and hormonal differences[...]

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S4 Episode 8 – How to talk to kids about news – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

With bad news available 24/7, if it’s hard for adults to stay optimistic, how are[...]