Blog Category: Raising Girls

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Maggie’s anxiety toolkit – a chat with This Glorious Mess (Big Kids)

Anxiety is one of the biggest topics plaguing parents today. In discussing her new book,[...]

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Roosters & Lambs: The Parenting Theory Maggie Swears By – a chat with This Glorious Mess

In your family would you say your kids are roosters or lambs? Or better yet,[...]

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Maggie talks Parental As Anything on The Fathering Project podcast

Maggie sat down with The Fathering Project to chat about the release of her new[...]

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Low Tox Life Podcast – An hour of parenting with Maggie Dent

Maggie was invited onto the Low Tox Life Podcast with Alexx Stuart to have a[...]

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Parenting in the 21st Century on Babyology’s Feed Play Love podcast

Maggie was interviewed by Shevonne Hunt for Babyology’s Feed Play Love podcast about how parenting has[...]

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S4 Episode 10 – How to talk to kids about miscarriage – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Miscarriage remains a taboo topic, with many women delaying the announcement of their pregnancy. So[...]

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S4 Episode 8 – How to talk to kids about news – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

With bad news available 24/7, if it’s hard for adults to stay optimistic, how are[...]

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S4 Episode 7 – How to talk about suicide with children – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Warning: this episode discusses suicide. Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australian children[...]

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S4 Episode 6 – Kids and Gender – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

If your child told you they felt more like a boy than a girl, or more like[...]

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S4 Episode 5 – Bedwetting – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Getting up in the dead of night to change wet sheets — only for them[...]

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S4 Episode 3 – Teenage Girls — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Teenage girls — it can be a tricky time when you’re not sure if your[...]

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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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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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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[...]