Blog Category: Anger, Self-regulation & Tantrums

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Being a dad in the 21st century

It is a fabulous time to be a father historically, anthropologically and emotionally. The restrictive[...]

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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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Dealing with kids’ anger – TODAY show

Why do children get angry? Should we use time outs? How should we handle it[...]

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Twelve top tips for those in toddler land

I have revisited toddler land over the holidays with three little grandies under 3 –[...]

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8 Simple Strategies to Prevent Your Child’s Techno-Tantrums

A guest post by Dr Kristy Goodwin Many parents today have endured their child’s techno-tantrums[...]

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The only three rules that matter: KISS parenting

There are so many parenting styles floating around in the sleep-deprived, chaotic world that is[...]

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Angry Children: Part 2

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ Maggie talks about anger as an emotion. She reframes angry children so we can[...]

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Out of control toddlers

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australia’s queen of common-sense parenting Maggie Dent talks about how we[...]

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‘Time outs’, are they good or bad?

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, parenting author and educator[...]

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Sleepytime and Safe’n’Sound free audio tracks

These 2 free audio tracks may be useful to parents who are facing a sleepless[...]

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What to do when a child hits their mum – 9 Things Q&A Oct 2016

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, parenting author and educator[...]

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Very reactive 4 year old boy hits and kicks when things don’t go his way – 9 Things Q&A Oct 2016

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, Maggie responded to one[...]

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Dealing with your anger as a parent

As a parent there are going to be days when you have run out of[...]

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Boys’ behaviour is their language

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about how boys are often conditioned to respond with[...]

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Angry Boys

This article was first published in Kids in the City/Kids on the Coast    Sadly, despite[...]

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How to discipline kids without smacking them

Maggie spoke about alternatives to corporal punishment with 3AW’s Tom Elliott Full report.[...]

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The power of the parental pause

In those tough parenting moments, this secret may be your saving grace, This article was[...]

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When children are hard work …meltdowns, tantrums, screaming and whining.

Babies, toddlers and young children are learning how to do so many things in the[...]