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Top Tips for Bedwetting

This PDF contains some useful advice and resources for dealing with bedwetting. Download: Top Tips for[...]

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Best-ever communication tips around teens

After teaching, counselling and living with teens for 40 years, I have worked out some[...]

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Sleep: Night Terrors & Bedwetting

In this “Maggie Moment”, parenting author, educator and resilience specialist Maggie Dent talks about sleep[...]

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Raising ‘we’ kids not just ‘me’ kids

In this blog post originally published at Essential Kids, Maggie wrote about the importance of raising[...]

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Help! We found marijuana in our son’s room

Maggie runs Q&A sessions for members of her online course community. In this session for[...]

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Feeding your child’s passion from the banquet of life

When a child is born all parents hope that s/he will live a meaningful life and[...]

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Children and Screens: Finding the Balance

Is time spent on screens affecting my child’s development? Maggie shares some common-sense ideas for[...]

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Surviving the first week of high school

As a former high school teacher, year coordinator and counsellor — as well as a[...]

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When Children Fear Death

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

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We need to talk about the power of touch

In many ways touch has been contaminated by our fear-based world. We have let our[...]

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Little Boys Beginning Big School – Kinderling Radio

Maggie joined Shevonne Hunt from Kinderling Kids Radio to talk about Little Boys Beginning Big School followed[...]

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Finding calm amidst the holiday chaos

Let’s begin by remembering that emotional contagion is real – we are influenced by the[...]

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A good dog helps kids care

This article was originally published at Essential Kids. Parenting is a tough gig and in[...]

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‘Time outs’, are they good or bad?

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, parenting author and educator[...]

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Supporting your teen through grief

This article was first published at essentialkids.com.au When I was running seminars for teens, I[...]

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When kids come home ‘naughty’

Have you ever had your child come home from a play date or sleepover and[...]

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Top Tips: Road Trips without Screens

In September 2016, parenting author and educator Maggie Dent put a post on Facebook about[...]

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Top Tips: Best Reads to Prepare Children for a Sibling

In September 2016, parenting author and educator Maggie Dent put a post on Facebook about[...]