Blog Category: Posts for Parents

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Teen safety (without suffocation)–Understanding Boys

Maggie spoke with Harb Gill from the Understanding Boys blog about how to keep your teen sons[...]

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Tips for busting phobias & fears for frightened children

This article was original published at Essential Kids. It is normal for many young children[...]

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Sensitive Kids

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

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Best play/nature-based schools/early years centres in NT, TAS, ACT, SA and NSW

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools & early years centres in Qld

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools & early years centres in Victoria

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Raising other people’s children

Parenting is one of the most important and at times difficult journeys that an adult[...]

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The best play-based & nature-based early years’ centres and schools in WA

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Fragile boy friendships and why they matter so much

How we can help our boys be good mates. In my life from my own[...]

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Defusing your anger as a parent… the Parental Pause

In this video, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors Maggie Dent, “queen of common sense”,[...]

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Important information re starting age for pre-primary in WA

Over the last seven years – at an increasing rate each year – I have[...]

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Dear Little Boys: Parenting Boys Through the Early Years

This handout is from Maggie’s Dear Little Boys seminar. Download file: Dear Little Boys for Parents[...]

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Wonderful Juicy Wise Women Handout

This handout is from Maggie’s Wonderful Juicy Wise Women:Celebrating the Path seminar. Download file Wonderful Juicy[...]

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Everyday Learning about Grief and Loss and Children

This handout is from Maggie’s Everyday Learning about Grief and Loss and Children topic. Download[...]

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You thought toddlers were tough? Teens are like toddlers with hormones

In the leadup to her Masterclass — Raising Teens, bringing together some of Australia’s leading[...]

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Too many toys?

Maggie spoke with ABC Radio in Perth about whether too many toys can limit creativity[...]

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Why you’ll never be the perfect parent … and that’s OK

Maggie was interviewed by Huffpost Australia about why perfectionism, comparison and judgement in parenting are[...]