Blog Category: Discipline & Challenging Behaviour

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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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Kids’ Backchat & Rudeness

In this month’s ‘Maggie moment’, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors Maggie Dent discusses strategies[...]

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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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Worried your child is an attention seeker? Here’s the real truth.

A guest post by Dr Vanessa Lapointe As a child psychologist, I often hear from[...]

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How to Cope with Chaos at Home

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

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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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Helping badly behaved students

Recent reports have exposed the alarming impact badly behaved students have in Australian schools, both[...]

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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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When kids come home ‘naughty’

Have you ever had your child come home from a play date or sleepover and[...]

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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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To praise or not to praise

Over the past couple of weeks I have been immersed in toddler land with my[...]

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Expectations: a help or a hindrance?

It is that time – that once every four years time where dreams are made[...]

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Why being a mean, loving parent matters

Without a doubt parenting is confusing, challenging, exhausting, fabulous, delightful and amazing, and often all[...]

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Help! My child is stealing things

For more information, resources and inspiration, visit www.maggiedent.com Watch more ‘Maggie Moments’, subscribe to my[...]

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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[...]