Blog Category: Raising Boys

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S4 Episode 2 – Teenage Boys — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

One minute your son is laughing about farts and driving you mad because he can’t[...]

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More concern around consent training for teens to avoid more harm

**Warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual assault.** Schools around Australia are no doubt scrambling[...]

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S4 Episode 1 – How to be a good parent — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Have you ever Googled ‘how to be a good parent’? You’re not alone — it’s[...]

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Advice for teen boys from men who’ve been there

When I was doing research for my 2020 book “From Boys to Men”, it was[...]

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Why we need much more than consent training in our schools to stop sexual assault

Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and uses sexual terms.  One of the main reasons[...]

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Connecting with teen boys

In this conversation, US-based family therapist and parenting author Susan Stiffelman speaks with Maggie in[...]

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Transitioning to Big School

Do you have a little one who’s heading off to big school, or has just[...]

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Navigating Christmas 2020

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie shares some suggestions to help all of us in the[...]

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Raising the rooster-orchid child

For those who are not familiar with my work, I often talk about the differences[...]

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S3 Episode 8 – Teaching your kids body positivity — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Do you hate your thighs? Your skin? Your post-baby body? Around 80 per cent of[...]

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Top Tips: Resources for supporting kids with autism

With the help of our online community, we’ve compiled an extensive list of resources to[...]

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S3 Episode 7 – Roosters or Lambs – understanding your children’s personality — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Do you have a child who is, well, kind of obnoxious? A kid who always[...]

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Communicating with teen boys

Maggie joined the Sunrise team to talk about how teen boys today are suffering. She[...]

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How to create a boy tribe

In this “Maggie Moment” from one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and educators Maggie Dent[...]

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S3 Episode 6 – How to co-parent well — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Sometimes the hardest part about raising a child is the disagreements you have with your[...]

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S3 Episode 5 – Solo parents — raising kids on your own — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Around 14 per cent of Australian families have a sole parent. Some parents planned it[...]

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S3 BONUS Episode — Money management for kids — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Scary fact: kids learn their money habits at home. So how do you help them[...]

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S3 Episode 4 – How to get your kids to do chores — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

“How many times do I have to ask you to…?” Sound familiar? There are lots[...]