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The magic of the ‘tickle spot’ – Maggie Soother 14

Maggie shares the magical tickle spot with us – the point high on our back[...]

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Soft toys – Maggie Soother 13

In this “Maggie Soother”, parenting author Maggie Dent reminds us that soft toys are very[...]

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Helping high-energy kids be calm – Maggie Soother 12

In this “Maggie Soother”, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors talks about the fact that[...]

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Fidgeting & Farts: Boys in isolation

I have had a number of desperate parents reaching out for advice and suggestions on[...]

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#20 – All by myself – isolation as an only child or sole parent — Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Being an only child or single parent can be hard when all your usual social[...]

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The power of lightness & laughter – Maggie Soother 11

In this “Maggie Soother”, parenting author Maggie Dent reminds us of the power of bringing[...]

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Supporting our kids & teens during isolation

Maggie chatted with ABC News Breakfast about how we can support our kids and teens[...]

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Gentle Steps to Recovery

As flattening the curve is happening across parts of the world and particularly in Australia[...]

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Some words for motherless mothers

In this “Maggie Moment” from parenting author and educator Maggie Dent, she shares a special[...]

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#19 – How to get your kids (and you) to stop fighting – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Have you been breaking up World War III between your kids? Are you and your[...]

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Creating an imaginary protector – Maggie Soother 10

In this “Maggie Soother”, parenting author Maggie Dent talks about the power of the imagination[...]

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Soothing yourself with warmth – Maggie Soother 9

In this “Maggie Soother”, Maggie Dent talks about how warmth helps us feel calmer. She[...]

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A parental pause – Maggie Soother 8

Are you feeling a bit triggered at times as you all live in close quarters[...]

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#18 – How to manage working from home with kids – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

How do you get any work done at home when the kids keep asking you[...]

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Colour breathing – Maggie Soother 7

Here’s another “Maggie Soother” for adults and children to use as they adjust to life[...]

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Gentle head hold – Maggie Soother 6

In this “Maggie Soother”, Australian parenting author Maggie Dent shares a simple technique to use[...]

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Round & round the garden – Maggie Soother 5

In this “Maggie Soother”, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors draws from a childhood nursery[...]

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The power of a SIGH – Maggie Soother 4

This “Maggie Soother” from Australian parenting author Maggie Dent explores the power of SIGHING in[...]