Blog Category: Anger, Self-regulation & Tantrums

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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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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[...]

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4 Steps to Toddler Genius

Toddlers are wired to explore, investigate, question and be curious so that they may come[...]

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Potty Mouth Kids

Recently a mum was telling me how her 5-year-old daughter, in a casual kitchen setting,[...]

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Hitting, biting and other parenting challenges

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie Dent talks about challenging childhood behaviours. Maggie looks at what[...]

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Understanding children’s choices

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie discusses how sometimes we need to see our children’s actions[...]

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Teaching kids self-regulation

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about the challenge of self-regulation and how to help[...]

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Angry children

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about why some children vent after school and how[...]

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Dealing with kids’ tantrums

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about navigating extended tantrums in older children. Watch more[...]