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Why Teens Don’t Like to Leave their Comfort Zone

Do you have a teen who finds it hard to spread their wings and leave[...]

The importance of being heard

I have spent some time recently reflecting and pondering on the last 44 years. Since[...]


Transitioning to Big School

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


The real value in pretend play

“Babies create hypotheses, test them and then relentlessly appraise their findings with the vigour of[...]


The real truth about transitioning into pre-primary in Western Australia

“Children who are pushed too much, too soon, have a much higher chance of struggling[...]


Navigating Christmas 2020

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

Posters for teens

These handy infographics come from Maggie’s ebook/audio bundle Your Kit Bag for a Very Bumpy[...]

Raising the rooster-orchid child

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


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[...]


Top Tips: Resources for supporting kids with autism

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


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[...]


Communicating with teen boys

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


How to create a boy tribe

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

Helping our kids master disappointment

Hasn’t 2020 been a year full of disappointment?! From loss of job opportunities, travel opportunities,[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


Tweens, Teens and Phones

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, parenting author, educator and author of the 2020 release “From Boys[...]