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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,[...]

Monthly Q&A

July 21 Member Q&A

In this month’s Q&A Maggie answered the following questions and we’ve added some extra links[...]


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,[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]

Premium Video

From my lockdown to your lockdown

  I was just thinking of all the families (like mine!) in lockdown today, many[...]


How to support someone after a major loss

In this “Maggie Moment” Australian parenting author and educator Maggie Dent draws on her many[...]


The beautiful truth about ‘favourites’ for boys and men.

Disclaimer: Gender is more fluid than fixed and while respecting biological, neurological and hormonal differences[...]


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[...]


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[...]

Book Reviews

The Adventures of Mighty Owen

The Adventures of Mighty Owen By Emma Roehrs This delightful picture book that comes as[...]

Book Reviews

Welcome to consent

Welcome to consent: How to say no, when to say yes and everything in between.[...]


Teen boys are hungry for fathers who can care and connect

“Young males rise to the occasion under the approval of men they respect. As fathers,[...]


The Challenges of Being a Gifted Child

We may think being incredibly smart makes life very easy. In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australian[...]


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[...]


S4 Episode 5 – Bedwetting – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

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