Blog Category: Discipline & Challenging Behaviour

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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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Top 5 Tips for Today’s Parents

Recently during an interview on Channel 9 in Perth I was asked what my five[...]

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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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Dealing with kids’ tantrums

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

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Being a mean, loving mum

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie discusses parenting styles, in particular mothering styles. She discusses the[...]

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Parenting with the Brain in Mind

Over the past 15-20 years there has been a massive outpouring of research that explores[...]

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What’s with all the angry kids?

This article was originally published at Essential Kids. As an author and parenting educator I[...]

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The 3 Rs to family happiness: resilience, routine & relaxation

It’s something that’s easy to forget or hold on to in our busy lives, but[...]

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Expectations and the inconvenient truth of parenting

One of the chapters in my book 9 Things: A back to basics guide to calm, common-sense,[...]

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Accidents happen and so they should!

A very good friend of mine shared a funny story one day about her young[...]

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Free webinar: Living with Adolescents Q&A with Maggie

In this free webinar, Maggie took parents’ questions about living with adolescents. Maggie talked about: dealing with a[...]

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Q&A webinar with parents – 3/02/2014

In this 1 hour recording of a live webinar Q&A conducted between Maggie and a[...]

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The Little Things are the Big Things: Building Resilience

Today’s modern world is full of so many innovations, knowledge and new ways of doing[...]

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Fearsome fours

Maggie joins TODAY hosts Karl and Georgie in the studio to talk about strategies for[...]