Blog Category: Posts By Common Concern

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A good-enough, imperfect Christmas

Maggie wrote for the ABC Opinion site of the importance of lowering your expectations this[...]

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8 Simple Strategies to Prevent Your Child’s Techno-Tantrums

A guest post by Dr Kristy Goodwin Many parents today have endured their child’s techno-tantrums[...]

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Why we need to teach our teens how to handle stress

This article was first published at Essential Kids. Stress is something we, as adults, are all[...]

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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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Tips for Step Parents – Part 1

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australia’s ‘queen of common sense’ discusses how to have a cohesive[...]

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When fathers are tough, inflexible and unloving.

Over time I have been asked many times by mums about what they can do[...]

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Teen safety (without suffocation)–Understanding Boys

Maggie spoke with Harb Gill from the Understanding Boys blog about how to keep your teen sons[...]

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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[...]

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Sensitive Kids

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

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Soothing mama stress and angst

As a parenting educator I am always monitoring and enquiring of parents what’s happening at[...]

Top Tips: Best reads on enhancing empathy in our children

In August 2017, Maggie shared this list compiled by TINYBOP.com of books to spark conversations[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools & early years centres in New Zealand

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools/early years centres in NT, TAS, ACT, SA and NSW

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools & early years centres in Qld

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools & early years centres in Victoria

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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When Parents are Absent

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australian parenting author Maggie Dent offers simple strategies to help families[...]

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Raising other people’s children

Parenting is one of the most important and at times difficult journeys that an adult[...]

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The best play-based & nature-based early years’ centres and schools in WA

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]