Blog Category: Posts for Teachers

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Schools key to our kids’ recovery: Why the 3 Cs count before grades

I am writing this blog not in my usual role as a parenting author and[...]

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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[...]

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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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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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#8 – How to raise a resilient child – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

You want your kids to be able to handle the unexpected challenges life throws at[...]

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Instant calm: the secret of the ‘tickle spot’

You may have heard Maggie talk about the ‘tickle point’ and its amazing capacity to[...]

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#7 – Homework — how to manage the load – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Six hours in the classroom, then music practice and sport. Daily homework is a pain[...]

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When Boys Muck Up

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ author of the bestselling 2018 book “Mothering Our Boys”, Maggie Dent[...]

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Helping teen students with death and loss

Maggie wrote for Teachers Matter magazine on how teachers play a pivotal role in supporting[...]

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How to fight the push down of formalised learning as a teacher

In this month’s “Maggie Moment”, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors – and a staunch[...]

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Separation anxiety & starting school

In this ‘Maggie moment’, Australian parenting author and queen of common sense, Maggie Dent talks[...]

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Top Tips for Caring Communication with Teens

The task of ‘lighthouses’ is to help young people find their unique strengths and weaknesses,[...]

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Should twins be separated at school?

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about the common practice of separating twins in classes[...]

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Managing the elephant in the classroom: stress & anxiety

Maggie wrote for the Australian Education Reporter about what is causing anxiety and stress for[...]

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Boys, Schools and the change that is needed

Maggie writes for Australian Education Reporter on what change is needed in our schools to[...]

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Raising more optimistic kids

Pessimism can be hard to fight sometimes… here Maggie explores strategies parents can use to[...]

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Maggie Dent on how to respond to backchat – ABC radio

Maggie chats to ABC Perth about how we might respond when our kids dish out[...]