Blog Category: Anxiety & Fear / Calming Children

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Helping kids (& us) to fall asleep – Maggie Soother 3

In this “Maggie Soother” from one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors, Maggie talks about how[...]

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Tapping K27 for calm – Maggie Soother 2

In this “Maggie Soother” from one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors, Maggie shows us how[...]

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The importance of breath in anxious times – Maggie Soother 1

In this video, Australian parenting educator Maggie Dent shares the first of a series of[...]

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BONUS Ep. — 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[...]

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Coping with the Corona Chaos

* EDIT: In the original version of  this article, I mentioned that kids with asthma[...]

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Explaining Coronavirus to children and parenting with ‘swagger’

While she was in Australia for the launch of her book Parenting Right From the[...]

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#12 – 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[...]

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Helping teens thrive – Change Makers

Maggie joined Dannielle Miller to talk with Jacinta Tynan on Sky News’ Change Makers program[...]

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Making your mornings a bit smoother

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australia’s ‘queen of common sense parenting’, author and educator Maggie Dent[...]

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Instant calm: the secret of the ‘tickle spot’

You may have heard Maggie talk about the ‘tickle point’ and its amazing capacity to[...]

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Taming the parental busy bug

“Hurry is the enemy of love.” — Steve Biddulph It seems that the more sophisticated[...]

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The one important thing all our kids should learn about

A guest post by Dr Kaylene Henderson Many of us watch on as our children[...]

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Anxiety around testing is normal

Maggie spoke with Tom Elliott from 3AW’s Drive program about anxiety around testing, why our[...]

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Calming today’s anxious kids

Maggie joined Monique and Basil on Weekend Sunrise to talk about why kids today are[...]

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The incredibly simple secret to making mornings in your house more harmonious

A guest post by Allison Davies I am definitely a crabby Mum first thing in[...]

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Why parenting today is harder than it used to be – Kinderling Radio

Kinderling Kids Radio chatted to Maggie about why parenting is harder today than ever before…[...]

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Parenting hacks for a calmer home

This article was first published at Essential Kids. Everywhere I go around Australia parents tell[...]

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Tips for busting phobias & fears for frightened children

This article was original published at Essential Kids. It is normal for many young children[...]