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#17 – How to home school – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Coronavirus has meant parents across Australia have had to slip into a role they never[...]

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Tapping K27 for calm – Maggie Soother 2

In this “Maggie Soother” from one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors, Maggie shows us how[...]

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The importance of breath in anxious times – Maggie Soother 1

In this video, Australian parenting educator Maggie Dent shares the first of a series of[...]

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Why I believe in the magic of the easter bunny

In this Maggie Moment, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors Maggie Dent talks about the[...]

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2020: The Year We Lost Our Normal Easter

Two of the most important times in the calendar year for family connection are often[...]

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#16 – Nature play can still happen during coronavirus – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Coronavirus has meant the activities our kids love — playgrounds, sport, skate boarding with friends,[...]

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Coping with the Corona Chaos

* EDIT: In the original version of  this article, I mentioned that kids with asthma[...]

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Things that Build Resilience in Kids

In this “Maggie Moment” Maggie looks at the key components to building resilience in our[...]

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Why parenting is really all about neuroplasticity

When our precious babies are born, their brains are full of neurons with no connectors.[...]

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Why kids chuck tantrums

Maggie talked to Leigh and Tegan for Mamamia​’s This Glorious Mess podcast about the terrible twos,[...]

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Family Meetings

In this “Maggie Moment”, Australian parenting author and educator Maggie Dent talks about how to[...]

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Giving your kids the gift of emotional intelligence

Emotions can be so unpredictable and tricky for adults to understand at times, so what[...]

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What’s wrong with how we’re educating 5-year-olds?

In the wake of a 50% increase over 5 years in the number of young[...]

Our adolescents are passive and inactive and we can’t just blame screens 

We grown-ups know that eating well, sleeping well and exercising well are the three key[...]

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More merry, less mayhem this Christmas

These days there’s a lot of pressure to do everything LARGE including Christmas. In this[...]

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Making your mornings a bit smoother

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australia’s ‘queen of common sense parenting’, author and educator Maggie Dent[...]

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The magic of movement still really matters in our digital world

Early homo sapiens had to move to survive and we are still biologically wired to[...]

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Let’s get creative – it is good for your health and wellbeing!

One of the greatest blessings of having a childhood filled with hours of unstructured play[...]