Blog Category: Death & Loss

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When children lose someone they love

In my life before becoming an author I worked around death and dying a lot.[...]

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When Children Fear Death

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

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Supporting your teen through grief

This article was first published at essentialkids.com.au When I was running seminars for teens, I[...]

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Maggie Dent on the ignorance of loss and grieving – ABC Radio

Maggie Dent discusses the challenges of big changes in life that cause us to feel[...]

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Maggie Dent on how to talk to young kids when someone they love dies – ABC Radio

Maggie Dent, who has supported many children and parents when someone they love has died,[...]

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Preparing children for a death

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ Maggie talks about helping children to prepare for the death of[...]

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Children’s books to help with death, dying and illness

Below is a list of Australian books that may be helpful to assist children under[...]

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Helping children with death and loss

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie offers some tips to help children cope with loss, in[...]

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The silver lining to every natural disaster

Whether it be storms, earthquakes, bushfires or floods, life can hurl some unexpected hurdles our[...]

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Why are we so frightened of big emotions that are incredibly normal?

I occasionally get emails from worried parents who have children who have begun boarding school, especially[...]

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Helping Children Cope in a Crisis

When flood, fire or other natural disasters hit our communities, it can take a while[...]

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Death through the Eyes of a Child

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history.[...]

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Free Audio Collection

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