Blog Category: Body Safety / Talking Sex

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Today’s parents and teens: the generation chasm

There has always been a generation gap between parents and teens. Things change from one[...]

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We need to talk about the power of touch

In many ways touch has been contaminated by our fear-based world. We have let our[...]

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Top Tips: Best Reads to Prepare Children for a Sibling

In September 2016, parenting author and educator Maggie Dent put a post on Facebook about[...]

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In defence of today’s ‘helicopter’ parents

Over the last couple of months I have been blessed to have been able to[...]

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Let’s talk about sex

Maggie spoke with Gill-O on ABC Perth Afternoons about when the right time is to[...]

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Raising Awesome Teens in a Chaotic, Sexualised World

with an afterword by Steve Biddulph The story in the media this week about the[...]

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The ‘birds and the bees’

Cushla Travers from ABC Kimberley spoke with Maggie to get some important advice on how to[...]

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Keeping kids safe from unsafe people

I am writing this in response to the disturbing story of two young children who[...]

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Top Tips: Resources to teach children body safety & protective behaviours

Books:  Book from Jayneen Sanders…all available at http://e2epublishing.info/ Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept A[...]

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Teaching children body safety

In this ‘Maggie Moment’  Australian parenting author, educator and resilience specialist Maggie Dent talks about[...]

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Raising girls in a sexualised world

In this ‘Maggie moment’, Maggie shares her concerns for girls today in particular their exposure[...]

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Winning the war on hugs

In the wake of news that a WA school had given a 12-year-old girl detention[...]

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Finding ‘the one’

Maggie joined ABC Perth’s James Lush for her semi-regular segment to discuss how to we[...]

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Free Audio Collection

Sleepytime and Safe’n’Sound audio tracks These 2 free audio tracks may be useful to parents[...]

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Birds and bees

On 8 October, Maggie chatted to Lisa Wilkinson from TODAY about when to chat to[...]

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TODAY Show: Raunchy music clips

Maggie discussed why Kylie Minogue’s new music video isn’t doing young girls any favours with[...]